For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

The Alert Investor

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Using Your Credit Card To Invest? Think Again.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued an investor alert listing some of the risks associated with using credit cards to buy investments or to fund an investment account.

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Congrats, Grads! Now It's Time To Think About That Debt

Congratulations, Class of 2018, you did it! But the hard work for many of you has just begun. Now, it's time to think about paying down student loan debt. With the average student debt burden hovering around $40,000, that's no small task. Here's what you need to know.

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.