Public Service Campaign

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




“Check Everything” (:30) – Script:  

We check everything online these days. Restaurants. Mechanics. Hotels. Movies. Skincare products – any products. We dig up reviews, read reports, consult multiple sources. We check big things, small things, important things, random things. We even check up on ourselves every now and then. And yet, the one thing many people don’t check, is if their investment professional is registered. Help protect your life savings with a free, simple search at Before You Invest,

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