Protect Your Investments During National Consumer Protection Week!
Has a financial professional offered you an unbeatable opportunity with guaranteed returns? Have you been tempted by a risk-free offer on the radio? These and other offers could be red flags for fraudulent activity. To get ahead of scams, learn more about the warning signs.
Another important step you can take to protect your money is to run these three simple background checks. Surprisingly few people get acquainted with their financial professional's background, so even savvy investors are being taken.
This is National Consumer Protection Week, and it is a great opportunity for you to follow these tips to help make better financial decisions for the long haul.
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Run a Check.
Know Your Pro.
Investing can be risky. Make sure your financial professional is properly registered and check their disciplinary history.Check
Spot something? Speak up.
Sketchy offer? Shifty sales tactics?
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