Securities Division, 3rd Floor

Arizona Corporation Commission

1300 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85007


Main: (602) 542-4242


Toll-Free Number in Arizona:
1-(866) 837-4399

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Investor Resources
Wise Investing
for the Prevention of Fraud

 Tips for Various Stages of Life


Adults and Families

Basics of Saving and Investing

Financial Empowerment for Women 

Smart Saving for College: Better Buy Degrees

How to Raise a Money-Smart Child

Youth Money Matters

Brain Teasers



A Salute to Smart Investing

Be on Guard Against Affinity Fraud

Financial Field Manual for Military Families

Money and Mobility

Take Aim at Investing: The 4 C's 


Pre-Retirees and SanGEN

Sandwich Generation: Caught in the Middle

Beware of Early Retirement Scams

Facing Retirement

Self-Directed IRAs and Fraud

Transitions in Your Financial Life 

Guidelines for Online Investors



Beware of Misleading Senior Designations

Investing Guide for Seniors

Smart Fraud-Fighting Tips for Older Investors

Tips on Digesting a "Free Lunch" Investment Seminar

Variable Annuities: What Investors Need to Know

Money Smarts for Older Adults


Students and Educators

Basics of Saving and Investing for Students

Helpful Websites

Learning Fun: Games, Puzzles and Cartoons

Teaching Guides, Quizzes and Videos

Presenters for Your Classroom


Establishing a Trusted Contact

About Small Business Investments

Protecting Your Online-Accounts

Common Investment Pitfalls to Avoid

Know Your Risk Tolerance and Suitability

How to Ask and Check Before You Invest

Choosing and Monitoring an Investment Professional

Guide to Reading a Prospectus

Raising Capital in Arizona

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Beware of Third-Party Asset Recovery Companies--Be wary of those offering to help you recover funds lost in a scam.  

How to Ask and Check Before You Invest--Determine how to research the background of investment promoter.

How to Select an Investment Professional--Discover how to best search for an investment professional.

How to Monitor an Investment Professional--Realize the warning signs of unscrupulous activity and how to avoid problems with your investment professional. 

REAL LIFE REGULATORS: Anatomy of a Fraud Part #1--Learn about an Arizona law protecting investors and the common frauds than ensnare senior citizens; features a "fix-and-flip" real estate scheme. 

REAL LIFE REGULATORS: Anatomy of a Fraud Part #2--Recognize how real estate can be a security; features a multimillion-dollar real estate investment fraud case. 

REAL LIFE REGULATORS: Anatomy of a Fraud Part #3--Know some red flags of investment fraud; features a securities case involving affinity fraud in Hispanic Christian communities.   

REAL LIFE REGULATORS: Anatomy of a Fraud Part #4--Understand some of the psychological tactics fraudsters use to persuade you to invest; features a securities case involving a high-tech, start-up company. 


 Speakers Bureau

Need tPodiumo find a FREE presenter for your classroom or group? The Securities Division has a speakers bureau that is composed of a knowledgeable group of staff members willing to speak to your group about investing wisely and avoiding investment fraud. All are available, without charge, to make a presentation.

Besides the scope and function of the Commission's Securities Division, some of the topics our presenters can discuss include:

-How to Outsmart the Investment Swindlers

-Basics of Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds 

-How to Choose and Monitor Your Investment Professional

-Basics of Saving and Investing:  How to Become a Millionaire (high school level)

To schedule a guest speaker, contact the Securities Division's Investor Education Coordinator at 602-542-0428 or email a request to

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Arizona Corporation Commission

1200 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007


Corporations Division

1300 W. Washington Street

Phoenix, AZ 85007


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