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Protect Yourself and Others From Fraud
Investment fraud criminals use sophisticated tactics to get people to part with their money. So it's important to learn about the red flags of financial fraud. SaveAndInvest.org offers unbiased information and strategies to help you avoid investment fraud.
National Consumer Protection Week
National Consumer Protection Week is March 2 – 8. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has joined the Federal Trade Commission and other consumer agencies nationwide to share information and encourage action against fraud. Visit www.ncpw.gov to arm yourself with information about credit, debt, identity theft, fraud, technology and more. Find more information about financial fraud here on SaveAndInvest.org, including resources you can use to help others avoid fraud.
Order your free copy of "Trick$ of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud." Seen on PBS stations nationwide, this FINRA Foundation documentary uncovers the psychology of a scam and reveals ways to protect yourself and others.
Learn what to ask when approached to buy an investment and how to verify if both the seller and the product are registered.