Recent Announcements

February 13, 2018

Love and Debt: Is Your Credit Score the Key to Compatibility?

Before you go on a spending spree to show your love this Valentine's Day, try a different tactic this year and get on the same page about debt. It might just be the key to building a stable and happy future together.

 


February 7, 2018

Getting a Pay Raise? Do This First

If you just got or are expecting a raise, you might be surprised at just how much even a modest salary bump can improve your financial fortunes.

 


January 25, 2018

Just the Facts…Bond Facts

Wouldn't it be nice if there were a tool that could give you the most important facts about a particular bond in an easy-to-digest package? FINRA has you covered with the new Bond Facts tool.

 


January 15, 2019

Job Interrupted—A To-Do List for Tough Times

Many of us can identify with the plight of the furloughed federal worker. That’s because we have experienced economically stressful times at one or more points in our working life—and may again. Here is a short to-do list to get you through situations in which employment is interrupted and income curtailed.

 


January 11, 2019

2019 Resolutions Reset

It's mid-January. How are those 2019 New Year's Resolutions going? Even if you were not thinking about saving and investing when the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve, the time has not passed to hit the rest button on 2019 and set fresh financial goals.

 


January 3, 2019

Securities Arbitration—Should You Hire an Attorney?

The vast majority of interactions between investors and investment professionals are positive. However, sometimes the relationship doesn’t go as planned and you may find yourself considering arbitration or mediation. There are many factors to consider as you proceed down these paths, such as should you hire an attorney.

 


December 27, 2018

FINRA Foundation Debunks Seven Myths About Millennials and Investing During Washington, DC Public Forum

On December 12, 2018, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation held a public forum on Capitol Hill to discuss national research findings regarding the financial behaviors and attitudes of millennials in the United States with remarks by the Co-Chairs of the Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, U.S. Representatives Joyce Beatty (D-OH) and Steve Stivers (R-OH).

 


December 19, 2018

9 Essential Investor Tips for 2019

Some tips are truly essential to financial health—the kind of information you'll want to avoid getting into the kind of financial trouble from which you might never fully recover. Here are nine super-charged investor tips to start your 2019 on the right track.

 


December 13, 2018

Market Volatility: Check Your Emotions at the Door

Surges and sags—that has been the nature of the stock market in 2018. What should you do in times of volatile markets? In many situations, the answer is sit tight, and take the long view.

 


December 6, 2018

How to Avoid the Holiday Debt Trap

There's no escaping the aftermath of too much holiday cheer, whether it's a few extra pounds or the dreaded hangover. And binging on gifts and entertaining can leave a lasting pain, too: credit card debt.