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. Learn more about the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy.
Information on How Investors May Recover Funds
- SEC Staff Study Regarding Financial Literacy Among Investors
- Study and Recommendations on Improved Investor Access to Registration Information About Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers
- Library of Congress Report: Behavioral Patterns of U.S. Investors
- 2008 Research on Individual Investors' Use of SEC Disclosure Documents
Public Alert: Unregistered Soliciting Entities (PAUSE)
Modified: Dec. 29, 2016