Don't be fooled by investment schemes

Avoid the dark side of the investment world and promises of super high returns.

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Doug Goldstein, CFP, director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd., warns about "too good to be true" financial offers.

Investors should consult professionals or trusted advisors before they agree to any sort of investment.

Doug shares some examples of investment scams and stresses the importance of maintaining a realistic view on the situation. Remember: Always read the fine print.

Helaine Olen, co-author of The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to be Complicated, joins the show to discuss how the financial landscape has changed.

She offers some reasons for these changes and how an investor can get back on track.

Helaine also tells the story about "the index card" and how it inspired the book. Can you write everything you need to know about money on an index card?



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