Whether you’re a first-time investor or have been investing for many years, there are some basic questions you should always ask before you commit your hard-earned money to an investment.
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The most important question that you should consider before hiring an investment professional is whether the person is registered with the SEC or with a state securities regulator.
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A wide variety of investment products exist to help you achieve your financial goals. Each investment product has its own general set of features, including level of risk and anticipated returns.
There are fees and costs associated with investment products and services. These fees may seem small, but over time they can have a major impact on your investment portfolio.
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Modified: April 15, 2022