Investing: Less Pain, More Gain

A baker's dozen articles on mutual funds, keys to retirement saving, the investing principles every investor should know – and a whole lot more.
2017 Texas Investor Guide

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To receive free copies of the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud – in English or Spanish – provide a mailing address to Robert Elder, Communications & Education Coordinator, at relder@ssb.texas.gov, and specify the number of copies you would like to receive.
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Honoring Active Military, Vets, With Financial Guidance

Military Saves Week starts Feb. 27, and the Texas State Securities Board continues to offer two resource-packed financial guides to help active military and veterans make confident, informed financial decisions.

A Salute to Smart Investing and the Veterans Handbook: Tactics for Civilian...

It's Back: Your Guide to Safer, Smarter Investing

You asked, we answered. The State Securities Board’s flagship publication, the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud , is back in stock, updated for 2017, and available for free.

The Investor Guide provides unbiased, straightforward...

Talking Heads, Chasing Yield, and Other Investor Threats

Most New Year's lists of the financial variety are inflicted on the public for no apparent reason. No one consistently predicts the direction of the stock market or can tell you the 10 Best Mutual Funds to buy or which mattresses will best conceal your cash.

The Texas State Securities...

Guess What? Investment Promoter Arrested In $6M Fraud

Bobby Eugene Guess, who promoted himself as a financial maven through radio advertising and investment seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was arrested Dec. 19 following his indictment on charges related to the multi-million-dollar sale of investments in an Internet advertising company....

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