Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Division of Securities

Investor Education

Important News from the Department of Labor and Regulation:
Cons Find Profit in Get-Rich-Quick Schemes Tied to Economic Uncertainty (View the news release in Adobe .pdf format*.)

Investor Education 2020
Senior Investors
Saving and Investing Tips
Avoiding Fraud
Investor Bill of Rights
Related Websites
Alert Investor

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Investor Education 2020

The Basics of Saving and Investing: Investor Education 2020 is a state-by-state curriculum guide for high school level instruction in the principles of personal finance and investing. The Basics of Saving and Investing: Investor Education 2020 contains learning objectives that focus on:

  • Getting Started in Investing
  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Making a Financial/Investment Plan
  • Investment Fraud

For information about getting this curriculum in a South Dakota high school or having a speaker, contact Michael Youngberg by email or by calling 605.773.4823.

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Senior Investors

The North American Securities Administrators Association hosts an online Senior Investor Resource Center dedicated to informing seniors of investor fraud.

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Saving and Investing Tips

The Ballpark Estimate is an easy-to-use online worksheet from the Choose to Save organization that helps individuals calculate what they need to save each year for their retirement.

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Avoiding Fraud

The North American Securities Administrators Association website provides tips for protecting yourself from schemes, scams and fraud. Learn various ways a person can be tricked and how to avoid being defrauded.

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Investor Bill of Rights

The North American Securities Administrators Association website also includes an Investor Bill of Rights.

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Related Websites

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Investing Online Resource Center

North American Securities Administrators Association

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Alert Investor

The North American Securities Administrators Association offers The Alert Investor, a series of podcasts to provide investors with investor protection news and information. The podcasts are delivered via a Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feed, and there is no cost to subscribe.

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If you have questions, please contact Melita Hauge using the information below.

Contact Us

445 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
Phone: 605.773.4823
Fax: 605.773.5953
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Division of Securities
445 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3185
Tel. 605.773.4823
Fax. 605.773.5953