With seniors increasingly being targeted for phony calls from the IRS, lottery scams and boiler-room operations, Susan Axelrod was interviewed on NBC 4 New York to discuss how investors can protect themselves.
Gerri Walsh, senior vice president for FINRA’s Office of Investor Education and president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, explained FINRA’s commitment to investor protection and market integrity. She also discussed the findings of the National Financial Capability Study, released by the Foundation in July 2016.
Bob Colby discussed regulation of the securities industry. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is an independent organization, which is overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's Investor Education Foundation produced a study of consumers' financial capabilities. Leaders from FINRA and other financial regulatory bodies discuss the study's conclusions. Watch the video on C-SPAN.
Nerdwallet spoke to Gerri Walsh, president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Senior Vice President of Investor Education of FINRA Investor Education, about the tools FINRA gives individual investors, as well as new initiatives on the horizon.