For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

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How to Talk to Aging Parents About Money

When you were a kid, your parents probably talked to you about the value of a buck or how you might spend your allowance. As you and your parents age, you may find the situation reversed—and that it’s time for you to have the “money talk” with your parents.

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Real Analysis or Paid Promotion? Beware of Investment Research Stock Scams

Fraudsters seeking to convince you of "hot" new investment opportunities may try an array of tactics. Beware of this new tactic that may fool even sophisticated investors: posting stock recommendations on stock research websites that investors may turn to for securities news and analysis.

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Set Your Financial Goals

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Key Investing Concepts

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

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Avoid Fraud

Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud.

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