Understanding Investing and Avoiding Fraud: Resources from the SEC
September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. Join us with the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy for a presentation on free SEC resources to help your patrons make informed investment choices and avoid fraud.
Topics will include:
· Compound interest
· Types of investment products and their risks
· Impact of fees
· Common red flags of fraud
· Checking the background of your investment professional
Visit Investor.gov–the SEC’s website for individual investors–for free educational tools and resources.
Presenter: Carol Fava, Staff Accountant, Northeast Regional Office at Securities and Exchange Commission