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Understanding Risk Tolerance

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Whether you’re crossing the street or driving a car, risks are simply a part of our everyday lives. Try to avoid risk-taking altogether and life would come to a grinding halt – after all there’s risk in just about everything we do. Investing is no exception – your financial goals and the time it will take you to achieve them play a part in determining how much risk you can take on. MORE

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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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