Investor Education


Investor Education Resources

The Division of Securities seeks to educate Coloradans to be smart investors, financially literate, and to identify and report potential investment fraud. This section of our website provides resources to specific types of investors including seniors, military families, those victimized by affinity fraud, students, and general financial literacy. We provide education through press releases, consumer alerts, presentations, webinars, workshops/events, and publication materials. Please feel free to contact the Division if you would like to request any additional resources or a virtual presentation. 


Press Releases, Articles, and Alerts

November 17, 2022
DENVER—Geoffrey Wescott James was sentenced on Monday by the Honorable Denver District Court Judge Jennifer Torrington to a 12-year prison sentence and to pay more than $5,000,000 in restitution after pleading guilty in September to violating Colorado’s Organized Crime Control Act (F2) and to theft (F3).
November 16, 2022
The Colorado Division of Securities (the “Division”) recently published a revised “Ongoing Financial Planning Guide.” This revised Guide includes updates and clarifications to the original version published in March 2022.
November 1, 2022
Denver (CO) – November 1, 2022 – The Colorado Division of Securities will be adjusting licensing fees to keep the Division in compliance with statutory requirements to maintain sufficient revenue.