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

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The Investor Education in Your Workplace® Program
provides investor education and protection to individuals in their workplace.

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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 Experts

08.15.2012 — Results of the IPT Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Survey of Experts: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers Are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans

Investment fraud targeting older Americans is a major problem today and most seniors do not have the information they need to help them protect their savings, according to a major new survey of 756 experts conducted by the IPT and IPI.

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