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.