Winter & Spring 2023 Lecture Series - Saving and Investing 101
Thursday April 13th at 7pm

*This program will be held virtually on Zoom. Register here:

Come and hear the basics of Saving & Investing from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy.  Learn about stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the importance of an investment plan, including asset allocation and diversification. Discussion will also cover the red flags of investment fraud and how to avoid getting scammed. The SEC has many great resources for you wherever you are on your financial journey.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy advances the agency’s mission of investor protection by responding to investors’ complaints and inquiries, and providing educational programs and materials.

Alan E. Sorcher is an Assistant Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). Alan assists OIEA in its mission to inform and educate investors on frauds and other information relevant to investing in securities. Earlier in his career, Alan was a Branch Chief in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, a Senior Advisor at Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and Senior Counsel at the Federal Reserve Board. Alan also spent almost ten years as a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Alan holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law.

All programs are free and open to the public.  If you have questions, please call 609-399-2434 ext. 5222 or email