For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

The Alert Investor

Opening a Brokerage Account: Part 2 ©iStockphoto.com/fizkes

Opening a Brokerage Account: Part 2

In the second installment of our two-part series, we prepare you for some of the decisions you will need to make during the account opening process and provide a list of questions to ask your broker.

Imposter Scams: Don't Be Fooled By 'Guarantees' or Money-Making Pitches from 'Regulators' ©iStockphoto.com/fizkes

Imposter Scams: Don't Be Fooled By "Guarantees" or Money-Making Pitches from "Regulators"

We are issuing this Alert to warn investors that scammers are posing as regulators to separate you from your money. We want you to know that neither FINRA, nor any of its executives, will ever provide a "guarantee" on an investment or offer to facilitate your participation in any sort of money-making scheme.

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

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