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 sarah.strasser@state.co.us if you would like to request any additional resources or a virtual presentation. 

Press Releases, Articles, and Alerts

April 19, 2021
Denver (CO) – April 19, 2021 —The Colorado Division of Securities (the “Division”) part of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies is partnering with the Investor Protection Trust and PBS Books to produce “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” virtual event to live stream on the Department’s Facebook page, click here, on Friday, April 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. MST.
March 24, 2021
Denver (CO) – March 24, 2021 —The Colorado Division of Securities (the “Division”) is partnering with the Investor Protection Trust, Detroit Public Television, and PBS Books to produce “The COVID Effect: Restoring Financial Wellness” virtual event to live stream on the Division’s Facebook page, (https://www.facebook.com/Dora.Colorado.gov), on Friday, March 26, 2021. at 11:00 a.m. MST.
March 16, 2021
DENVER - March 15, 2021 —The Colorado Division of Securities (the “Division”), other state regulators, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently filed a joint civil enforcement action against Metals.com, Tower Equity, Chase Metals, Barrick Capital and other associated parties. The defendants are accused of perpetrating a fraudulent precious metals investment scheme allegedly…