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Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy provides a variety of services and tools to address the problems and questions you may face as an investor. We cannot tell you what investments to make, but we can help you to invest wisely and avoid fraud.

Please visit our website dedicated to retail investors, Investor.gov.

Please visit our website dedicated to retail investors

 

Investor Tips

* Investor Bulletin: How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio Investor Bulletin:  How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio
* Investor Bulletin: Variable Annuities—An Introduction Investor Bulletin: Variable Annuities—An Introduction
* Investor Bulletin: Delinquent Filings
* Investor Bulletin: The ABCs of Credit Ratings
* Investor Alert: Beware of Pyramid Schemes Posing as Multi-Level Marketing Programs
* Investor Alert: SEC Warns of Fake Correspondence
* Investor Alert: Investment Scams Exploit Immigrant Investor Program
* Investor Alert: Advertising for Unregistered Securities Offerings
 
 
 

 



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SEC Administrative Proceedings (Fair Funds)

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Commission Rules on Fair Funds and Disgorgement Funds

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Modified: 2/19/2014
Please visit our website dedicated to retail investors