A GUIDE FOR TEACHERS is a brochure that discusses the basics of managing debt and credit, saving and investing, planning for retirement, and how you can help protect yourself from fraud.
ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR INVESTMENTS is a booklet where you'll find guidance on questions you should ask about investment products, the people who sell those products, and the people who provide investment advice to you. It also includes tips on how to monitor your investments and handle problems.
COMPOUND INTEREST AND SAVINGS GOAL CALCULATORS are used to determine how much money can grow to through the power of compound interest. It also calculates how much money is needed to be contributed each month in order to achieve a specific savings goal.
INVESTOR.GOV is an online resource to help you learn how to make sound investment decisions and avoid fraud. Page titles include Introduction to Investing, Research Before You Invest, and Protect Your Investments. Also included are links to FINRA's BrokerCheck system and to investor complaint and questions forms.
MUTUAL FUNDS AND ETFs: A GUIDE FOR INVESTORS is a brochure that describes how mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can offer diversification and professional management, but also involve risk, and how returns can be diminished by fees and taxes.
ROADMAP TO SAVING AND INVESTING is a downloadable webpage that outlines important steps to help you define and meet your financial goals. It includes setting goals, paying off credit cards, saving for a rainy day, diversifying investments, gauging risk tolerance, and understanding investment options.
SAVING AND INVESTING: A ROADMAP TO YOUR FINANCIAL SECURITY is a booklet that helps people with their financial plan and assessment of their current situation. It also describes investment types, risks, and taxes, and how to avoid common pitfalls.
SAVING AND INVESTING FOR STUDENTS is a booklet that helps students get started on a long-term financial plan. It covers the basics of setting goals, assessing your current situation, and explains investment types & risks and steps to take to check the background of investment professionals, and the licensing and registration of investment firms.
STOPPING AFFINITY FRAUD IN YOUR COMMUNITY is a free booklet designed to raise awareness about investment scams that target groups. This guide describes key strategies for protecting yourself and your community from the potentially devastating impact of crooks who infiltrate ethnic, religious, other groups to work investment scams from within.
TAKING STOCK IN TEEN TRADING is an article based on the premise that it's never too early to think about saving and investing. It focuses on understanding the smart way to invest for the future, including to research every investment opportunity, understand that online trading is not a game, avoid social media pressure, and most importantly, in...
VISION BOARD: INVEST FOR YOUR FUTURE uses the vision board concept to help students think about saving and investing for their future financial goals. In addition, Investor.gov offers free financial planning tools and information to help create a saving and investing plan and also check the background of investment professionals.