One out of every five citizens over the age of 65 has been victimized by a financial swindle.

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IPT's The Basics of Saving and Investing: Investor Education 2020 teaching guide has just been updated to include more information, new handouts and examples, and more!

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Ten Hut! For service members and their families, financial readiness at home can be nearly as important as military readiness in the field.

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About IPT

Investor Protection Trust

The Investor Protection Trust (IPT) is a nonprofit organization devoted to investor education. More than one-half of all Americans are now invested in the securities markets, making investor education and protection vitally important.

Since 1993 the Investor Protection Trust has worked with the States and at the national level to provide the independent, objective investor education needed by all Americans to make informed investment decisions.

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Latest Research

Elder Fraud Survey of Lawyers

07.29.2014 — Results of the IPT Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program Survey of Lawyers: Lawyers Ready to Join in Major Push to Spot and Report Financial Fraud Targeting Older Americans

Nine out of 10 practicing attorneys surveyed by the IPT, IPI, and the ABA are willing to take part in a new campaign to protect older Americans from elder investment fraud and financial exploitation.

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