It’s a new year, and that means it’s a great time to start
building good habits that will help you avoid investment fraud. Avoiding
investment fraud doesn’t have to be a major time investment, but
you should regularly be taking time to be involved and
do your broker and brokerage research. This year, make it a point to set aside time to:
Regularly review your
The first signs of fraud are often right under your nose, and it’s
important to always carefully look over your account statements for any
suspicious activities, including unusually bad (or good) performance,
unauthorized trades, unusually frequent trades, etc.
Check out new investments and products before you invest. Each time you’re presented with a new investment or investment product,
take the time to do your own research and learn more. Don’t be afraid
to ask lots of questions and verify what you’ve been told.
Periodically take a look at older investments. Your financial situation and plans may change over time, so it’s
worth reviewing your old investments to make sure they are still in line
with your current investment goals and performing as expected.
If you’re interested in avoiding investment fraud, don’t forget
to also take a moment to order your FREE copy of our helpful book,
Five Signs of Investment Fraud …And What to Do if it’s Happened to You. You can receive your FREE copy of this guide by giving us a call or filling
out the convenient online contact form on this page.
If you fear you’ve already become a victim of investment fraud, please
don’t hesitate to reach out to an experienced
investment fraud lawyer with Meyer Wilson today.