World Investor Week 2018

World Investor Week is a global campaign promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. Check out how the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy participated in the campaign, which took place October 1-7, 2018. During the week, individual investors, investment professionals, teachers, parents, researchers, and other interested individuals, firms, regulators, and organizations were encouraged to help promote investor education and, in particular, World Investor Week's key messages.

SEC participated in World Investor Week

Army Twitter photo

SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and U.S. Army co-hosted a Twitter Chat on financial readiness during World Investor Week.

Staff from the Philadelphia Regional Office

Staff from the Philadelphia Regional Office visited Drexel University to talk to students about financial education.

Investor at WIW

An investor checked out the SEC’s investing materials during a senior expo in Montgomery County, MD.

Military investment options

Attendees learned about investing wisely at a World Investor Week financial readiness briefing for Naval District Washington at Joint Base Andrews.

Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Director Lori Schock talking

Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Director Lori Schock talked to the Junior League of Washington about investing.

Miami office World Investor Week

Tonya Tullis and James Richardson of the SEC’s Miami office visit the Village of Pinecrest and educate investors during World Investor Week.

Chairman Jay Clayton gave remarks at a TSP event

Chairman Jay Clayton gave remarks at a TSP event hosted by the SEC and the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

Staff from the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy talked at the TSP event

Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Director Lori Schock and Randy Urban of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board spoke at the TSP event held at SEC headquarters.

Miami office World Investor Week

Tonya Tullis and Omar Santos of the SEC’s Miami office educate investors on the importance of savings and investing during World Investor Week.

Seniors at Walter Reed Community Center in Arlington, VA

Seniors at Walter Reed Community Center in Arlington, VA at a World Investor Week “Pop-up” outreach event.

Air Force Honor Guard at Joint Base Bolling/Anacostia

Alan Sorcher of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy conducted a financial readiness briefing for the Air Force Honor Guard at Joint Base Bolling/Anacostia in Washington, DC.

summit for California educators

SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office held a summit for California educators focused on investing in 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans.

Commission meeting at WIW

Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Deputy Director Mary Head represented the SEC at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission meeting held during World Investor Week.
Credit: Chris Taylor, U.S. Department of the Treasury.