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Be careful seeking investment info on Web

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I don't know about you, but when I'm seeking investment information on the Internet, I want to know the name and credentials of the person offering this seemingly free advice. Unfortunately, the frustrating part of an online search is that when you think you arrived at a Web site with pertinent advice, it's impossible to find out who exactly is giving out this information and more than likely the objective of this innocent-looking educational site is to obtain personal information about you. For example, I did a search on the phrase "investment property," and judging from one quick URL summary, which read, "Looking to invest in a property? Get online help from an expert," I thought I had found the source. The Web site was called CapitalInvestmentAdvisor.com and I popped on to it. The home page had a column of resource subjects down the left side; the second column ran investment news; and the larger right column listed a number of links. I checked the s...