November 29, 2011
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an "Investor Alert" to warn IRA investors to be wary of fraudulent advisors promoting "alternative" investments for your self-directed IRA.
As the recent volatility in the financial markets has shaken investor confidence the fraudulent promoters have come out in force to exploit the investor fear. Before considering any change in IRA custodian always perform your own due diligence. The grass may not be greener on the other side...
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