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You Can Protect Yourself from Fake Check Scams ©iStockphoto.com/stanley45

You Can Protect Yourself from Fake Check Scams

FINRA has received numerous calls recently from individuals who have received unexpected checks, some from organizations whose names are household words. To those callers, we offer a concise response: Don’t cash the check, it’s almost certainly counterfeit.

Retirement Isn't Free—But Your 401(k) Match Is ©iStockphoto.com/plherrera

Retirement Isn't Free—But Your 401(k) Match Is

Retirement savers, are you making the most of your company's 401(k) match? Even though a quarter of the year has gone by, you can take steps to make the most of your company's 401(k) match. Each year, Americans leave billions of dollars in 401(k) company matches on the table. Here's how to avoid becoming one of the estimated one-of-four employees who misses out on free money.

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