Consumer Protection and Assistance
The U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is charged with protecting investors as well as maintaining and promoting a market that can be trusted.
There are many different types of publications related to investing on its website.
Additionally, there are clubs, organizations and agencies dedicated to helping investors.
In investment clubs, people pool their money to make investments. Members make collective decisions to buy or sell, based on studying different investments.
Although they usually are organized as partnerships, each investment club decides whether to register and comply with securities laws. There may be required buy-in amounts to be part of the club. To learn more about investment clubs in your area, visit the website for
Investor.gov is a website sponsored by the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy. It provides online resources to help you become a better investor and avoid fraud.
Watch this video from Investor.gov to learn more about investing resources available from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Click here to watch on YouTube.