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Recognizing The Latest Investment Frauds and Scams (MCPL & U.S. Securities Cmsn) – VIRTUAL

Fraudsters love a disaster–& COVID-19 is no different. Join the SEC’s Office of Investor Education & Advocacy in learning about current investment frauds, scams & the tools you need to arm yourself. This seminar will cover current investment frauds and scams, how to identify the red flags of fraud and tools […]


Investing For Women (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a series of discussions with Suzanne McGovern, from the SEC’s Office of Investor Education. Topics include things you should know before investing, how to mitigate risk, investment products, how to choose an investment professional, special challenges to consider for women investors, how to protect your hard earned […]


⭐ Fearless Finances: Know Your Rights With Debt (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Are you in debt and need help responding to debt collectors? Do you know what credit is, how to build it up and how to check your credit report? Have you lost money to frauds or scams and need information on where to find help?  Join us virtually on Wednesday, Jan. […]


Protecting Your Personal Info Online (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn how to protect your personal information through safe browsing, avoiding scams, and recognizing when it is, and is not, OK to share your personal information online. Aspen Hill Library and Senior Planet present this seminar on protecting you personal information online. Learn how to stay safe in cyberspace, recognize scams, and […]


Consumer Protection Series: Identity Online, Scams, Debt Collection & Online Payments – Various Dates (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Learn what steps you can take to help better protect your identity online during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic. Learn what steps you can take to help better protect your identity during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic. This is a 4-part Virtual Consumer Protection Series taking place Tuesdays, 2-3pm from September 15 – October […]


How to Avoid COVID-19/Coronavirus Scams (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

An SEC Advisor presents information about current scams and your money, including the stock market, and how to recognize them. COVID-19 therapeutics and solutions will also be covered. Q & A follows. A Senior Advisor from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy of the United States Securities and Exchange […]