For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

The Alert Investor

Got a Raise? Make the Most of It With These 4 Tips ©iStockphoto.com/jansucko

Got a Raise? Make the Most of It With These 4 Tips

Expecting a bump in your pay soon? You're not alone. But before you get carried away, it's time to stop and think about how you can make the most of the extra cash so you aren't soon left wondering how you ever lived on less.

How Are Your Investments Doing? Returns, Explained ©iStockphoto.com/samxmeg

How Are Your Investments Doing? Returns, Explained

An investment’s performance is more than just the amount it has appreciated since you bought it, whether we’re talking stocks, bonds, real estate or some other asset. If you want to make informed investment decisions, it’s important that you understand how to calculate your return on investment (ROI).

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

Start here if you need help.