Recent Announcements

June 14, 2018

A Gift for Dad This Father's Day: Financially Independent Kids

This Father's Day, show Dad that when it comes to saving for the future, and keeping your finances in check, you've got it covered.


June 11, 2018

NC Investors Learn Important Investing Tips at Event with Rep. McHenry

In May, FINRA hosted a free Investor Education Forum in Gastonia, N.C., to provide unbiased financial information to consumers to help them make informed investing decisions and to protect against financial fraud and cybercrime.


June 7, 2018

This Hurricane Season Learn to Take Shelter from Disaster-Related Financial Fraud

Hurricane season is upon us. As you put together your disaster preparedness plan this year, brush up on the signs of fraud. And be on the lookout for common disaster-related financial frauds.


June 7, 2018

FINRA Foundation Expands Efforts to Increase Financial Capability in Communities Nationwide

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) Board of Directors approved initiatives at its June meeting to expand personal finance programs and services for adults and children, and particularly those in underserved communities.


May 31, 2018

Getting a Handle on Virtual Currencies

Social and traditional media have been abuzz with articles and information about the rising phenomenon of virtual currencies. Before you make any investment decisions, it is critical to understand some of the concepts underlying this emerging world of virtual currencies.


May 22, 2018

Using Your Credit Card To Invest? Think Again.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued an investor alert listing some of the risks associated with using credit cards to buy investments or to fund an investment account.


May 18, 2018

FINRA Foundation Honors Outstanding Research on Financial Capability in the United States

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) today announced the recipients of two higher-education awards created to recognize outstanding analysis by researchers-in-training using data from the FINRA Foundation’s National Financial Capability Study (NFCS).


May 16, 2018

Congrats, Grads! Now It's Time To Think About That Debt

Congratulations, Class of 2018, you did it! But the hard work for many of you has just begun. Now, it's time to think about paying down student loan debt. With the average student debt burden hovering around $40,000, that's no small task. Here's what you need to know.


May 10, 2018

Talking Money With Mom: Gender, Generation and Financial Knowledge

Across generations, women trail men in financial knowledge—but the gap may be closing. This Mother’s Day, here are some tips to keep that momentum going.


May 4, 2018

Volatility Investing—Not for the Faint of Heart

Volatility-linked exchange-traded products are not designed to be used as buy-and-hold investments—and they can quickly lose some or all of their value in a very short time.