For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

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Capital Gains Explained

You bought a stock. That stock then surged 20 percent in value. Hooray! You now have 20 percent more cash in your pocket, right? Not so fast. Here’s a look at what the capital gains tax is and how it works.

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Beware of Stock Fraud in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

After a major hurricane like Harvey or Irma, one thing you can count on is that scammers will try to take advantage of the situation. This article explains how to spot and protect yourself from potential investment scams in the wake of Harvey and Irma.

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.