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Scam artists can make a snow cone shop in the North Pole sound like a gold mine. But there are warning signs that a new business opportunity may just be a ruse to steal your money. And who better to share those warning signs than a former phone...

In multilevel or network marketing, individuals sell products to the public — often by word of mouth and direct sales. Typically, distributors earn commissions, not only for their own sales, but also for sales made by the people they recruit....

Promoters of alternative investment and money-making opportunities sometimes make their deals seem like a sure thing. The truth is that the higher the potential reward, the higher the risk. Don’t do business with someone who tries to convince...

Promises of quick, easy money can be a powerful lure, and seminars provide a perfect setting to get people excited about a new venture. The energetic atmosphere can make it easy to buy into what appears to be a promising business opportunity or...

Investment opportunities that claim to be low risk and high reward almost always are frauds. When researching investments, turn to unbiased sources, like:

the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission your state securities regulator securities...

You see the ads on TV and online, and you hear them on the radio: they tout gold as a solid investment. It's true that people sometimes use gold to diversify their investment portfolio: it can help hedge against inflation and economic uncertainty...

If you're thinking about buying collectible coins as an investment, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, has three words for you: research, research, research. In fact, the agency says, there isn't a...

If you're thinking about investing in bullion or bullion coins, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, says your best bet is to research your options and get smart. Being uninformed can have serious...

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