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. On May 17, 2017 from 10-11:30 a.m., the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy will give 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. And check out our new bulletin on Ten Ways to Use Investor.gov.
Presenter: Tom Manganello is a senior counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). In that role, Tom researches and drafts investor alerts and bulletins, helps manage investor education content on the SEC’s website, www.Investor.gov, and conducts presentations on investor education to millennials, military, seniors, students, and other audiences, and he regularly contributes to OIEA’s social media outreach on Twitter and Facebook.
Prior to joining OIEA, Tom spent ten years in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he investigated violations of the federal securities laws, including insider trading, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, accounting and broker fraud, and unregistered offerings. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and earned a BS in journalism from Ohio University.
May 17, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am