Tuesday, September 9, 2008
FINRA continues its investor education efforts by announcing a new series of Investor Podcasts. FINRA's press release states that the podcasts "are designed to help investors better understand often complex financial issues and investment products and protect themselves from potential pitfalls." New podcasts will be added to the series every month. The first three are:
Protect Your Online Brokerage Account outlines specific steps investors can take to prevent the theft of their personal financial information when investing online.
Reverse Mortgages: Avoiding a Reversal of Fortune helps homeowners carefully weigh all of their options before tapping into their home equity
Putting too Much Stock in your Company - a 401(k) Problem spells out the difficulties employees may face if they put too much of their retirement savings in their company's stock.