AAII's Guide to Top Web Sites


U.S. government resources provide a considerable amount of information as well as education, and are very accessible and easy to use. They also give you instant access to information and forms that may otherwise be difficult to find or request when wading through massive bureaucracies. The sites listed below are ones that most individual investors will want to visit at some point in time. Make sure when you visit the site that you are going to the official government site (dot-gov); a number of look-alike commercial sites exist.

 Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)

 Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC)

 Social Security Online


 U.S. Department of Labor/Employee Benefits Security Administration

 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)