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Protect your hard-earned money. Avoid becoming a victim of scam.

Be an informed and empowered consumer with these #DTI10TuesdayTips:

𝟏. 𝐀𝐬𝐤 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧.
Get the name, address, phone number, and SEC registration of the investment company.

𝟐. 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐥𝐞𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬.
Know more about investments through your trusted circle of friends.

𝟑. 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐝𝐨𝐮𝐛𝐭, 𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐧𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭.
If the offer is too good to be true, it usually is. Learn to wait and lose an opportunity than take the uncalculated risk and lose everything.

𝟒. 𝐕𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐟𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 (𝐒𝐄𝐂).
Check if the company is included in the list of verified entities in SEC’s official website.

𝟓. 𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐲 𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐬.
DTI offers FREE financial literacy seminars to strengthen consumer awareness. Get in touch with the nearest DTI-10 provincial office or Negosyo Center for the schedule.

Read more on the Do’s and Dont’s for Investors here: https://www.sec.gov.ph/investors…/investment-101/

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