New Facebook Community Launched to Help Investors Grow and Protect Their Money

Sep 18, 2013, 15:30 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investors of all ages and levels of experience have a new Facebook community to help them learn more about how to grow and protect their money.

This Facebook community, "PA Investor Education," was developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities and can be accessed at:

The PA Investor Education Facebook page will feature information about the department's Investor Education programs, public events and publications, press releases, links to investment news and investor protection alerts, access to online databases designed to help investors, and more.

"The Corbett Administration recognizes the power of social media to connect people to information they need and can use," Glenn E. Moyer, Secretary of Banking and Securities said. "We developed PA Investor Education on Facebook to help connect the public with the expertise of our department's excellent Investor Education program as well as other leading investor education and protection programs."

The department's trained, professional Investor Education staff travel across Pennsylvania to present non-commercial, educational programs on basic and advanced investment principles, as well as investor protection, at senior citizen expos, community center functions, schools and other public events such as "Money Matters."

"I invite everyone to 'like' us on Facebook," Moyer said.

More information on the Investor Education program and the Department of Banking and Securities can be found online at

Consumers and investors can make inquiries or file a complaint against any company or individual regulated or licensed by the Department of Banking and Securities online or by calling 1-800-PA-BANKS (800-722-2657).

Media contact: Ed Novak, 717-783-4721

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities