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News Releases

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These news releases are available for online viewing or they can be downloaded as Microsoft Word documents.

News Release 1: Setting Investment Goals

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News Release 2: Understanding the Difference Between Saving and Investing

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News Release 3: Take Advantage of Compounding

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News Release 4: Your Investment Returns Depend on Your Comfort with Risk

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News Release 5: The Many Dimensions of Investment Risk

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News Release 6: Diversification

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News Release 7: Asset Allocation

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News Release 8: Dollar Cost Averaging

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News Release 9: Understanding Stocks

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News Release 10: Stocks — Doing Your Homework

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News Release 11: Understanding Bonds

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News Release 12: Annuities — Investing for Future Retirement

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News Release 13: Mutual Funds Give Investors Many Advantages

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News Release 14: Index Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Offer Advantages

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News Release 15: Alternative Investments for the Advanced Investor Only

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News Release 16: Financial Recordkeeping Saves Money and Worry

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News Release 17: Investment Gains or Losses Affect Your Taxes

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News Release 18: Investing for Retirement -- Use Employer's Plan

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News Release 19: Investing for Retirement with IRAs

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News Release 20: Investments at the Time of Retirement

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News Release 21: Investing for College

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News Release 22: Preventing Investment Fraud

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News Release 23: The Iowa Insurance Division Helps Prevent Investment Fraud

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News Release 24: Selecting a Financial Advisor

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News Release 25: Investor information on the Web -- How do you judge quality?

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News Release 26: Investor information on the Web -- How do you  judge quality?

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For More Information

Following are links to additional resources on investing:

Beginner’s Guide to Asset Allocation, Diversification, and Rebalancing

College Savings Iowa™ 529 Plan

 

         

Iowa State Extension’s Invest Wisely project was funded by a grant from the Investor Protection Trust (IPT). The IPT is a nonprofit organization devoted to investor education. Since 1993 the IPT has worked with the States to provide the independent, objective investor education needed by all Americans to make informed investment decisions.