For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection


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5 Do's and Don'ts That Can Help You Achieve Greater Financial Security

Drawing on the findings of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation's National Financial Capability Study of more than 25,000 American adults, the FINRA Foundation has developed five tips to help consumers both manage their day-to-day financial challenges and build a brighter financial future.

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Capital Gains Explained

You bought a stock. That stock then surged 20 percent in value. Hooray! You now have 20 percent more cash in your pocket, right? Not so fast. Here’s a look at what the capital gains tax is and how it works.

Prepare to Invest

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Set Your Financial Goals

Know what you want to accomplish with your investments before you invest.

Products and Professionals

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Key Investing Concepts

Learn about a range of investment products and the people who sell them.

Protect Your Money

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Avoid Fraud

Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud.

Resolve a Problem

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File a Complaint

Start here if you need help.