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Disclosure Forms Leave Investors Confused, Study Says

Consumers couldn’t understand the SEC forms designed to help them choose a financial professional

Americans lose billions a year due to bad retirement advice.

Tell the SEC to Crack Down on Bad Advice

In Your Best Interest

SEC’s Proposed Investor Protection Rule Falls Short

AARP says consumers would still be vulnerable to hidden fees and other bad advice

Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor Up Front

AARP’s free, interactive tool provides tips for evaluating advisor candidates

Speak Up for Investor Protection

AARP web page encourages comment to the SEC about protecting retirement investments

SEC Urged to Adopt Advisor Standards

AARP says uniform policy would ensure a level and transparent market

SEC Publishes Investor Protection Rule

As public comment period begins, consumer advocates say regulation would be too weak

Your Financial Professional Checklist

A step-by-step roadmap for choosing a consultant with the best credentials and track record