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October 18, 2018

5 Tips to Stay Safe Online This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

These days, so much of our lives happen online. That makes cybersecurity more important than ever before. This National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we've got five tips to help to stay safer and more secure online.

 


October 15, 2018

Beware of Stock Fraud in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

It may not be possible to predict when the next natural disaster will take place, but you can guard against financial fraud that may come in the aftermath. The tips below can help you protect yourself in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

 


October 9, 2018

Podcast: "Debunked: 7 Myths about Millennials—the Underinvested Generation"

Millennials are on the cusp of surpassing Baby Boomers as the largest adult generation in America, yet they remain substantially under-invested. The FINRA Foundation and CFA Institute teamed up to investigate why. Gerri Walsh and Gary Mottola join us to discuss their recent report, "Uncertain Futures: Seven Myths about Millennials and Investing," and uncover the misconceptions and roadblocks millennials face in their path to becoming investors.

 


October 4, 2018

No 401(k)? No Problem. 5 Ways to Save for Retirement.

Saving for retirement can be daunting, so it's no surprise that employer-sponsored retirement plans can be a key stepping-stone into the world of investing—and through your investments, to a healthy retirement nest egg. Don't have access to an employer-sponsored plan? No problem. Here are 5 ways to start saving today.

 


October 4, 2018

Millennials and Investing

Get resources for three types of millennials—those with no investment accounts, those with only retirement accounts and those with taxable investment accounts.

 


October 1, 2018

World's Best Investor Tips for World Investor Week

During World Investor Week, U.S. securities regulators like FINRA encourage you to keep these seven tips in mind when you invest.

 


September 26, 2018

Initial Coin Offerings and Cryptocurrencies

These are speculative investments that come with significant uncertainty and many risks. Before you consider an investment in ICOs or cryptocurrencies, learn more.

 


September 26, 2018

ABLE Accounts Can Help Americans With Disabilities Save

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 provided Americans with disabilities the opportunity to save in a tax-deferred account similar to a 529 college savings plan, as a supplement to their government benefits. Here are seven things you should know about ABLE accounts, which are also called 529 A accounts.

 


September 19, 2018

Beware of Stock Fraud in the Wake of Hurricane Florence

Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of disaster. Hurricane Florence and its aftermath are no exception. We are issuing this Alert to warn investors that investment scams may come your way touting stocks and other investments with the promise of huge gains in the wake of Florence.

 


September 11, 2018

As Hurricanes Bear Down—Lock Down Your Financial Emergency Kit

Huge Hurricane Florence is coming and others follow in her wake. As millions scramble to prepare for this latest natural disaster, it pays to assemble a financial emergency kit now.

 


September 6, 2018

Here's How to Avoid Crypto Stock Scams

Sometimes a succinct warning is better than a long explanation. If you are thinking about investing in shares of companies that tout the potential of high returns associated with cryptocurrency-related activities—use caution. Do your research, and only invest money you can afford to lose.