For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

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Get Credit (the Earned Income Tax Credit) Where Credit's Due ©iStockphoto.com/Julia_Sudnitskaya

Get Credit (the Earned Income Tax Credit) Where Credit's Due

With the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), eligible workers can receive a refundable tax credit that could exceed $6,500. Learn more.

Four Questions to Ask When You're Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy ©iStockphoto.com/designer491

Four Questions to Ask When You're Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Since a home purchase is often the single biggest investment many people will ever make, it's important to give the question—buy or rent—serious consideration. If you are wondering what is right for you, here are four questions to ask yourself.

Prepare to Invest

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Set Your Financial Goals

Know what you want to accomplish with your investments before you invest.

Products and Professionals

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Key Investing Concepts

Learn about a range of investment products and the people who sell them.

Protect Your Money

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Avoid Fraud

Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud.

Resolve a Problem

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File a Complaint

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