Public Service Campaign

Watch our new Straight Talk from the SEC video and check out all of our Before You Invest, campaign materials.

Straight Talk: From the SEC

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently launched a public service campaign focused on helping individuals protect themselves from investment fraud. Examples of materials from the Before You Invest, campaign are available below.


Big Plans

Buy Today

Your Life

Digital/Social Media

Confessional – Daniel

Confessional – Ed

Confessional – Karen

Confessional – Mary

Dealing With Investment Pro


“Defrauded” (:30) — Script: presents, “Tales from a Fraudster.”  I’ve cleaned out people’s retirement savings.  Spent their annual bonuses.  I once bought myself a boat with this kid’s college fund.  Defrauding people is easy.  I just look them in the eye and say things like: I’ve saved this last unit for you. I can guarantee huge returns on this.  And then, I smile.  At that point their money might as well be mine.  Protect you money.  Find out if you’re dealing with a registered investment professional at  Before you invest,