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Learning about investing starts with the CORE FOUR: Making Investments, Investing for Retirement, Choosing a Financial Professional, and Scams & Unsuitable Investments. All are available in Spanish.

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Order the 2020 Texas Investor Guide

Order the 10th anniversary edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud. For free copies, provide a mailing address to relder@ssb.texas.gov

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Tin Is Traditional For 10th Anniversary. We Got You Something Better.

Tin and aluminum are traditional for a 10th anniversary, but we got you a book: The 10th anniversary edition of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud .

As always, it is free upon request, and you can obtain copies by providing a mailing...

Top Threats to Investors in 2020 — And How to Avoid Them

Certain types of investments—and investment promoters—should always get your common sense tingling.

Recognizing fraudulent and inappropriate investments is one part of the equation for safe investing. Knowing what to do — the questions to ask, the steps to take — is the second. As you...

Order: Unregistered Sugar Land Promoter Offering Guaranteed Forex Returns

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles took emergency action Dec. 30 to stop an unregistered Sugar Land investment promoter from offering guaranteed returns through the trading of foreign currencies.

According to the Emergency Cease and Desist Order , Onoriode Ikimi , who also goes...

Orders Target Company Offering 'Bulletproof' Guarantee for Oil and Gas Investments

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered three emergency orders on Nov. 22 against Timeless Protect LLC , a company that claims it is erasing the risk in oil and gas offerings being marketed to investors in Texas.

Timeless Protect, with offices in Florida and Ontario, Canada...

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The State Securities Board is responsible for administering and enforcing the Texas Securities Act. The mission of the State Securities Board is to protect Texas investors. Consistent with that purpose, the Agency seeks to ensure a free and competitive securities market for Texas, increase investor confidence, and thereby encourage the formation of capital and the creation of new jobs in Texas.

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