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Protect Yourself and Your Kids Online!

It is always important to protect yourself and your personal information when you’re online. But it’s especially important for your kids - particularly in the summer, when it’s easy to get “bored” and spend more time on the internet.

Parents: Do you know when your children should be vaccinated against HPV? Find out from the CDC.

Learn How Fees Affect Your Investments

If you’re an investor, or if you’re thinking about investing, read Investor.gov’s How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio.

Fees associated with investment products and services may seem insignificant, but they can have a major impact on the value of your portfolio over time.

Use Investor.gov’s bulletin to:

  • See the impact of fees on a sample investment.
  • Learn about transaction fees and ongoing fees.
  • Find out what questions to ask a financial professional.
  • Get tips on what to do if you think your fees are too high.

You protect your skin with sunscreen, but what about your eyes? Know the dangers of UV rays and take precautions. 

Image description: A geologist dips a rock hammer into an active lava pool at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. After scooping out the lava it is placed in the water to quench it. HVO routinely collects lava samples for chemical analysis, which can give insight into changes in the magmatic system. 
Photo from the U.S. Geologic Survey

Image description: A geologist dips a rock hammer into an active lava pool at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. After scooping out the lava it is placed in the water to quench it. HVO routinely collects lava samples for chemical analysis, which can give insight into changes in the magmatic system. 


Photo from the U.S. Geologic Survey