Saving & Investing
May 15, 2012 The Internet is a popular way for individuals and businesses to raise money. In 2012, Congress passed the JOBS Act, which directed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to formulate rules to exempt investment crowdfunding from the securities registration laws. These rules went into effect in May 2016 and eased restrictions on start-up companies that […]
September 28, 2011 The SEC and NASAA warn investors of the potential risks associated with investing through self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (self-directed IRAs).
September 19, 2011 Social networking in the Internet age allows people to connect to one another more quickly and easily than ever before. Investment promoters increasingly are logging on to find investors ... and their money.
August 31, 2011 The top 10 financial products and practices that threaten to trap unwary investors, compiled by the securities regulators in NASAA’s Enforcement Section.
August 24, 2011 Developing achievable saving and investing goals can help you on your road to freedom, security or affording the kind of lifestyle you want.
August 16, 2011 State securities regulators should be the first call for an investor before you turn over any money to a broker or investment adviser.
August 16, 2011 Gold seems like a very tempting investment, but before jumping onto the gold bandwagon, there are a few things you might want to consider.
August 16, 2011 Peer–to-peer lending is an emerging online financial service also known as social lending, person-to-person lending or P2P.
August 16, 2011 ETFs have grown increasingly popular among retail investors seeking safe, stable alternatives to mutual funds. Before investing in an ETF, check under the hood.
August 11, 2011 Since its debut in 1999, the Investing Online Resource Center (IORC) is the only independent, non-commercial organization dedicated solely to serving the individual consumer who invests online or is considering doing so.