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Research Your Broker As You Would A Stock

To protect your investments, before working with a broker or other financial professional, make sure that person is licensed as a registered investment adviser.

Investing some time and effort in researching your stockbroker — just as you would if he or she were a security — can pay dividends.

That’s the word from experts who say before working with a broker or other financial professional, make sure that person is licensed to sell you an investment. One way to do this is by using a free online tool from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) called BrokerCheck.

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