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FINRA Foundation Study

National Financial Capability Study

New research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation shows persistent, even widening gaps between those who are prospering and those who are struggling financially—despite economic growth and declining unemployment over the past 10 years. Cash-strapped Americans are failing to save money, struggling with student loan debt and facing decreasing financial literacy. The study, The State of U.S. Financial Capability, reveals how key indicators of financial capability are no longer improving in step with the economy.

FINRA Foundation

FINRA Foundation

Established in 2003 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation empowers underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools to make sound financial decisions throughout life.

The Foundation accomplishes this mission through educational programs and research that help consumers achieve their financial goals and that protect them in a complex and dynamic world.