Money Smart Week 2018
This April, NFA celebrated its 12th year of participation in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Money Smart Week, which took place from Saturday, April 21, 2018 through Saturday, April 28, 2018. This national initiative is dedicated to promoting financial literacy and education through events and workshops.
NFA hosted a free webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CT/12:00 p.m. ET to educate investors about how to avoid financial scams and the importance of conducting thorough due diligence. The one-hour webinar included presentations by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Office of Customer Education and Outreach, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
During the webinar, experts from each agency provided attendees with tools to help them identify warning signs of investment fraud.