If you want to educate yourself about making smart, safe investment choices, take advantage of a series of free workshops offered by experts from the state of Michigan’s Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation. The department offers unbiased, non-commercial information as part of its Investor Education Program.
The following workshops have been scheduled and will be held in the Friends Auditorium:
- Avoiding Investment Fraud, Thursday, March 31, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
- Learn the warning signs of investment scams and the red flags that signal fraud. Discover how easy it is to check out an investment or a broker before you hand over any of your money.
- 10 Steps to Protecting Your Money, Thursday, April 14, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
- This presentation combines insight and relevant, must-know information with an easy-to-follow 7-step process for making better investment decisions. Three steps to avoid scams and investment fraud round out this timely program.
- The Principles of Structuring a Portfolio (Part One), Thursday, May 5, 6:00 – 8:30 PM.
- The Principles of Structuring a Portfolio (Part Two), Thursday, May 12, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
- This two-part course is most beneficial to individuals who are interested in a comprehensive overview of the process and principles involved in structuring a purposeful, organized, and well-diversified investment portfolio. Participants will be guided through the learning process by financial representatives and Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation representatives without a sales pitch or solicitation of any kind.