April 8, 2021
Informed Investor Advisory: ESG InvestingAs climate change and social concerns have grown in recent years, many investors are becoming more conscious of whether a company in which they are investing has considered environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
April 1, 2021
Informed Investor Advisory: Social Media, Online Trading and InvestingIn our digitally connected world, some investors turn to online chatrooms and social media platforms for information about investing or specific investment opportunities. While ever-evolving technology makes investing more accessible to greater numbers of people, the informed investor knows that technological democratization also brings significant risk.
February 9, 2021
Social Isolation and the Risk of Investment FraudNASAA, FINRA, and the staff of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy have joined to raise awareness that increased social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic can have a devastating impact on senior investors.
October 6, 2020
The Coronavirus is Novel but Crisis-related Scams are Nothing NewNASAA and FINRA have joined to encourage investors to proceed cautiously with new investment opportunities considering the potential for fraudsters to take advantage of the buzz surrounding companies promoting products and services related to the coronavirus pandemic.
June 3, 2020
COVID-19 Related Early Withdrawals from Retirement AccountsThe North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), FINRA and the staff of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy have joined together to provide this warning to investors about promoters targeting retirement accounts, as well as to provide a few key considerations for investors thinking of using 401(k) withdrawals or loans to purchase securities.
May 18, 2020
Informed Investor Advisory: Private Placement OfferingsLearn about the risks associated with private placement offerings.
December 18, 2019
Informed Investor Advisory: Bond Ratings
December 18, 2019
It Pays to Pay Attention to Your Brokerage Account Statements
November 12, 2019
Informed Investor Advisory: Affinity FraudLearn the warning signs of a type of investment fraud known as “affinity fraud” and how to help avoid becoming a victim.
August 19, 2019