The Alert Investor Welcome to The Alert Investor, a series of podcasts produced by NASAA to provide investors with investor protection news and information. Knowledge is power. And nowhere is that more true than in the dynamic world of investing. But many investors today feel they lack the knowledge they need in navigating the twists [...]
FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator is an online interactive investor education program that teaches students how to detect and stop a million-dollar investment fraud and put the mysterious con man behind bars.
A strong foundation of financial education can help youth build a lifetime of good money management habits and self-defense skills against financial fraud.
July 15, 2010 – Written testimony of Montana Deputy Securities Commissioner Lynne Egan, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, discussing ways to improve investor education and allow investors to make more informed decisions.
April 21, 2010 – Written testimony of Pennsylvania Securities Commission Steven D. Irwin, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, urging Congress to take steps to encourage investor confidence.
April 12, 2010 – NASAA notes that education is an investor’s best defense against investment fraud.
April 29, 2009 – NASAA written statement submitted to the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia regarding the role of the federal government in empowering Americans to make informed financial decisions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 30, 2008)—The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today identified 11 key pro-investor legislative priorities it will advocate during the second session of the 110th Congress. “Collectively, the priorities that frame our legislative agenda reflect NASAA’s belief that every investor deserves protection,” said NASAA President and North Dakota Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler. [...]
October 2, 2007, NASAA Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington
New Online Investor Education Program Teaches Students to Fight White-Collar Crime WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 14, 2007) – The North American Securities Administrators Association Inc. (NASAA) and the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) Foundation today launched FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator, an innovative online initiative to help teach students how to fight investment fraud firsthand. “FSI: Fraud [...]