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Learning about investing starts with the Core Four. Explore our new printable PDFs on Making Investments, Investing for Retirement, Choosing a Financial Professional, and Scams & Unsuitable Investments.

Texas Investor Guide 2018

Order the 2018 Texas Investor Guide

The new edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud is fully updated, and includes new material on robo-advisory firms and other investment trends. It's free, and multiple copies are available. Email relder@ssb.texas.gov and provide a mailing address.

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Austin Crypto-Investing Firm Signs Compliance Order

The chief executive officer of an Austin-area cryptocurrency investment firm has agreed to stop offering for sale any security in Texas until the firm complies with state registration requirements.

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on Feb. 15 entered an Order in which Daniel...

Do You Know the 'Core Four' of Investing?

Learning about investing starts with the Core Four.

Core what?

Hey, good question.

The answer is found in four new printable PDFs from the Texas State Securities Board. They explain the core principles of smart investing, whether you invest on your own or want to hire a...

Dallas Promoters Ordered to Stop $4M Oil and Gas Offering

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on Feb. 9 entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against two Dallas men who are soliciting $4.4 million for an oil and gas project without disclosing their history of unpaid tax liens and allegations of fraud.

The order names Jason A....

DavorCoin Latest Cryptocurrency Platform Hit With Order

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on Feb. 2 entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against DavorCoin , an entity offering investments in a cryptocurrency lending program in Texas.

The emergency order found that DavorCoin is telling investors they can earn lucrative...

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