IPT Activities

IPT Research on Elder Investment Fraud

07.29.2014 — Results of the IPT Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Survey of Lawyers: Lawyers Ready to Join in Major Push to Spot and Report Financial Fraud Targeting Older Americans
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Don Blandin's Survey Telenews Event Remarks
Charlie Sabatino's Survey Telenews Event Remarks
Lori Stiegel's Survey Telenews Event Remarks
Streaming Audio of July 29, 2014 Survey Release Telenews Event

06.12.2013 — Results of the IPT Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Survey of Medical Professionals: 1 In 5 Doctors, Nurses Aware They Are Often Dealing With Older Victims Of Investment Swindles
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Streaming Audio of June 12, 2013 Survey Release Telenews Event

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
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Streaming Audio of August 15, 2012 Survey Release Telenews Event

06.13.2012 — Results of the IPT Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation Survey: More Than 4 Out of 5 Experts Say Financial Abuse of Elderly is Getting Worse
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Streaming Audio of June 13, 2012 Survey Release Telenews Event

06.15.2010 — IPT Elder Investor Fraud Survey: 1 Out of 5 Older Americans Are Financial Swindle Victims
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Streaming Audio of June 15, 2010 Survey Release Telenews Event

IPT Research on Investing Knowledge and Behavior

05.10.2007 — Results of the MoneyTrack/IPT Investing Secrets Survey: Just 1 Percent of U.S. Investors Grasp Financial Basics, Only About A Third Know More Than Half
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"Investors Uninformed, Easily Talked Into Deals"—Article by Humberto Cruz, reprinted from the June 24, 2007 Chicago Tribune

12.13.2005 — Results of the SIPC/IPT Investor Survival Skills Survey: An Examination of Investor Knowledge and Behavior
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"Stupid Is As Stupid Does: What Investors Don’t Know Is Definitely Hurting Them" — December 20, 2005 article by Thomas Kostigen, reprinted from MarketWatch