Avoiding Investment Fraud

Instructor

Kelley Keehn, Author & Speaker

Overview

PROTECTING YOUR CLIENT: A Professional's Guide to spotting and understanding the Red Flags of Investment Fraud


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Would you have been duped by Bernie Madoff or Earl Jones?  Would your client’s have been swindled?  Award winning and best-selling author, Kelley Keehn, will guide listeners through the often-devastating world of investment scams.  You work hard to help your clients become financially literate and to achieve success with their money.  However, fraudsters are lurking around every corner – real and digitally – to take advantage of them.  You can help change that!  In this course, you’ll learn the trends of investment frauds, hear from government officials and experts that are at the front lines.  You will find out the red flags so you can teach your clients, family and friends how to protect themselves so they don’t fall victim to this growing crime.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THIS COURSE

- Listen to each module completely and in order. Modules will only mark as completed when the entire module has completed
- Completed modules will be indicated by a green check-mark.
- Once all audio modules have been marked as complete you can begin the quiz.
- The course will not complete unless all modules and quizzes are marked as complete.
- A minimum 70% pass rate is required to pass the course.
- Once you complete the final quiz and complete the course, please complete the course evaluation.
- Following the evaluation, you will be able to download your completion cerificate.
- After the course is completed, you will no longer be able to retake the quiz.
- You will be able to access the course content (audio files and handouts) for 1 year after purchase.
- Download your completion certificate at any time from your "My Courses" page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

In this course you will learn
- Investment Fraud facts and statistics
- To understand how Ponzi schemes work
- 4 ways that Ponzi Schemes fall apart
- 4 red flags that may indicate a fraudulent investment scheme
- 3 red flags that indicate a collapse of your investment may be imminent
- Understand Binary Options, Offshore or tax-free investment schemes, Securities Fraud, Pump and Dump Schemes
- 7 Tips on Leveraging Risk (case study)
- 8 Action Steps to protect your client and yourself
- 5 questions you should ask your current or new financial advisor or planner


PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS: None
 

EXPERT INTERVIEWS - thanks to our expert guests:

Cary List, President and CEO, Financial Planning Standards Council
John DeGoey, Certified Financial Planner, portfolio manager and the author of “The Professional Financial Advisor”
Tyler Fleming, Director, Investor Office with the Ontario Securities Commission
Kurt Rosentreter, CPA, CA, CFP, CLU, FCSI, CIMA, President, Upper Canada Capital Inc.
Felicia Gopal, CFP and CFP Board Ambassador
Jordan Wilson, Certified Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager with Wilson Wealth Management.
Marguerita Cheng, CFP and CFP Board Ambassador

 

FP CANADA FINANCIAL PLANNING 1.0 CREDITS
This CE activity has been approved by FP Canada as meeting the minimum requirements for CE Approval as outlined within FP Canada's Continuing Education Guidelines.  The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter/content author and do not necessarily reflect the views of FP Canada.

 

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Duration

1.07 Hours

CPD Points

1.0

Course Content:

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