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To supplement your Social Security income, you also will need savings, investments, pensions, or retirement accounts to make sure you have enough money to enjoy retirement. Generally speaking, younger investors can absorb more risk of financial loss than an older investors, but knowing your risk tolerance and what investments are suitable for you is an important consideration in the planning process.
Open the following toolbox below to find resources that can expand your financial literacy and help you plan your retirement with confidence!
Handing your hard-earned money over to a fraudster or unscrupulous investment professional is, without a doubt, the worst investment anyone could make. Know your legal rights as an investor as well as the questions to ask that may reveal the warning signs of a possible investment scam.
Investor Bill of Rights
Know your rights as an investor before handing over any money.
Red Flags of Fraud
Recognize the warning signs of a potential investment scam with this important checklist.
16 Questions That Can Turn Off a Swindle
Learn the questions to ask and reduce the possibility of falling prey to investment fraud.
Take the time to ask the right questions and verify the answers before you purchase a financial product. Complete the worksheets below to help you make an informed decision:
Ask and Check Before You Invest
Ask the person or company who is offering services to complete this form before you hand over any money. Verify answers with a regulator.
Use this worksheet to get an idea of the kind of savings you'll need for retirement.
When Opportunity Calls, Take Notes!
Fill out this worksheet when your broker calls to suggest any investment opportunity.
Use this Excel spreadsheet to approximate how much money you will need in retirement.
Use this Excel spreadsheet to estimate how much money you need to save over a long period of time in order to purchase a product or fund a nest egg.
Use this tool to estimate the value of the mutual fund and impact of fees and expenses on your investment; look up applicable fees and available discounts for funds.
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