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Academic Resources: Influences our decisions

 

General Links
http://www.sec.gov – U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
http://www.finra.org – Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
http://www.finra.org/investors/toolscalculators/brokercheck/index.htm – Broker Check
http://www.sipc.org – Securities Investment Protection Corp.
http://www.fdic.gov – Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

College Savings
http://nces.ed.gov/COLLEGENAVIGATOR – National Center for Education Statistics
http://www.savingforcollege.com – Section 529 Plans
http://www.collegesavings.org – College Savings Plan Network
http://www.collegesavingsfoundation.org – College Savings Foundation

Financial Websites
http://www.morningstar.com – Morningstar (research)
http://finance.yahoo.com – Yahoo Finance
http://www.bankrate.com – Bank Rates
http://www.ft.com – Financial Times

Articles
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/retirement/etc/tyranny.html – The tyranny of compounding fees
http://money.cnn.com/video/pf/2013/03/26/pf-ate-401k-fees.cnnmoney – Excessive 401K Fees
http://money.msn.com/retirement-investment/is-your-401k-ripping-you-o ff-weston.aspx – Excessive 401K Fees
http://www.bankrate.com/brm/news/retirementguide2007/20070501_403 b_plans_a1.asp – Excessive 403B Fees
http://stocksonwallstreet.net/tag/must-read-finance-articles – “Must Read” Articles

Investor Education
http://www.investopedia.com/dictionary – Investopedia Dictionary
http://apps.finra.org/fundanalyzer/1/fa.aspx – FINRA fund analyzer
http://www.sec.gov/investor/tools/mfcc/get-started.htm – SEC fund cost calculator
http://www.fundpolice.com/index.asp – Fund Police Website
http://fundadvice.com – Merriman Website & Online Workshops
http://www.investorprotection.org – Investor Protection Trust
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/publications/401k_employee.html – 401K Fees

Company Retirement Plans
http://www.401khelpcenter.com – 401K Help Center
http://www.403bwise.com – 403B Wise
http://www.irs.gov/Retirement-Plans/Help-with-Choosing-a-R etirement-Plan – IRS
http://www.sec.gov/answers/401(k).htm – SEC Questions & Complaints