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Tom Manganello from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and will provide an overview of the SEC’s mission and provide updates on key initiatives, as well as discussing tenets of sound investing and types of investment fraud that the SEC’s Enforcement Division encounters. The presentation will also cover ways you can protect your investments and SEC resources that can assist your efforts.
Three main points:
Updates on SEC Initiatives Impacting Retail Investors
Sound Tenets of Investing, Including Risk and Return, Asset Allocation and Diversification, and Awareness of Fees
Tips to Spot and Avoid Scams, Including Common Investment Frauds and How to Protect Your Investments
Tom Manganello is a senior counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). In that role, he researches and drafts investor alerts and bulletins, helps manage investor education content on the SEC’s website (www.investor.gov) and conducts presentations on investor education to millennials, military, seniors, students and other audiences, and he regularly contributes to OIEA’s social media outreach on Twitter and Facebook. Prior to joining OIEA, Manganello spent 10 years in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he investigated violations of the federal securities laws, including insider trading, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, accounting and broker fraud and unregistered offerings. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and earned a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University.