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Affinity Fraud

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Affinity fraud is a form of investment fraud in which fraudsters approach potential victims through a group or community organization that they belong to. MORE

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Investing 101: Indices and Index Funds

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When you hear that “the market is up,” people are often actually referring to an index. An index is a collection of securities or other assets that are meant to represent the value of an economic sector or portion of the market. MORE

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Investing 101: Mutual Fund Series

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What makes an D-series mutual fund different from an F-series mutual fund? The different labels attached to mutual funds can be confusing, and each can have different fees or expenses that can affect a fund’s performance. Learn more about some of the common class types with the Investing 101 guide to mutual fund series. MORE

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Getting the best service from financial advisors: lessons from the Mystery Shopping for Investment Advice report

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If you’d like to invest through a financial advisor or want to know how to get the best possible service from an advisor, consider using these tips and resources. MORE

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Why every young adult needs a financial bucket list

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Much like a traditional bucket list, it’s a list of money goals you want to conquer. It’s an excellent tool to help you put your financial goals in perspective and keep you accountable – perfect to have in place when you’re getting started in your career. MORE

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