Join TDCI for ‘Investing: A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Started’

This is the sixth episode of the ‘When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers: Building a Secure Path to Retirement’ virtual event series

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division is partnering with the Investor Protection Trust and PBS Books to produce the “Investing: A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Started” virtual event that will livestream on TDCI’s Facebook page on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET.

Investing in your early years is one of the best ways to lay a stable financial foundation for the long term. Allocating money wisely today can build the wealth and freedom you’ve always wanted for tomorrow. “Investing: A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Started” breaks down the basics of investing, dissects different investment strategies to help you gain a competitive advantage and explores the most common investing mistakes novice investors make when they first start out. 

Engage with financial experts by asking questions live – via Facebook – and begin charting the path that makes sense for you. Panelists include Yanely Espinal (the Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance), Saundra Davis (a financial coach and educator), Whitney Hansen (a financial and business coach and host of the Money Nerds podcast) and Matt Roling (an adjunct finance professor at Wayne State University).

After the live event, “Investing: A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Started” will be available on TDCI’s Division of Securities YouTube playlist and on, along with a variety of tools and resources for savers and investors of all ages and at all stages of life.  

A video of the most recently completed session “Investing — What’s New; What’s Not” featuring TDCI Commissioner Carter Lawrence can be seen in its entirety here.

“Investing: A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Started” is the sixth in a series of 60-minute “When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers: Building a Secure Path to Retirement” virtual events. The “When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers: Building a Secure Path to Retirement” is a yearlong series of 12 60-minute virtual events livestreaming via Facebook Live on partner Facebook pages on the fourth Friday of each month at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET.

This series provides all Americans with quality and objective information needed to make wise and safe investment decisions at every age and every stage of life. The Boomers to Zoomers virtual events are interactive and feature timely topics, financial experts, motivational stories and practical information viewers can use immediately to prepare for long-term financial security.

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