Investment Fraud and How To Protect Yourself

Fraud isn’t new and can be dated as far back as the 1920s. A con artist named Charles Ponzi defrauded many Americans by promising unbelievable returns from a strange scheme where he was using new investors’ money to pay off existing investors.   This trick was in play for years, from when Bernie Madoff was convicted… Continue reading Investment Fraud and How To Protect Yourself

How Recessions Can Make You Rich

Fortunes, they say, are made during recessions. Naturally, your first question would be — how? When you open your stocks portfolio and your investments are down, by a lot, it is understandable to ask ‘how in the world does this help me?’ Well, the team at Rise is happy to explain. First, you are investing… Continue reading How Recessions Can Make You Rich