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Investing in the Digital Age

Investing in the Digital Age

Make smart investment decisions

In this briefing by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission you will learn:

  • Steps to build wealth 
  • What to consider when using investing apps 
  • Risks of digital assets, like cryptocurrencies 
  • Meme stocks and trading based on social media trends 
  • The risks of trying to pick winners or time the market
  • Protecting your money from investment scams.

ABOUT Thomas D Manganello

Tom Manganello is a senior counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA).  In that role, Tom researches and drafts investor alerts and bulletins, helps manage investor education content on the SEC’s website,, and conducts presentations on investor education to millennials, military, seniors, students, and other audiences, and he regularly contributes to OIEA’s social media outreach on Twitter and Facebook. 

Prior to joining OIEA, Tom spent ten years in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he investigated violations of the federal securities laws, including insider trading, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, accounting and broker fraud, and unregistered offerings.  He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and earned a BS in journalism from Ohio University.


This program is appropriate for ages 16 and above. An invitation to join this virtual event will be sent to participants one day prior to the event . Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

Related LibGuide: Adults and 50-Plus by Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL)

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Digital Programs Lecture/Workshop Year of Literacy
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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