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Free Investor Publications

Educating investors about the securities markets and investing is a role FINRA takes very seriously, which is why we offer a range of investor education resources and tools.

Visit the Free Publications Portal to order items by mail or download some of our most popular publications in PDF below.

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Downloadable PDFs

General Finance

How to Make Smart Financial Choices After a Job Loss
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Smart Investing

How to Find and Work with an Investment Professional
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Understanding Brokerage Account Statements and Trade Confirmations
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Power of Attorney and Your Investments
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Protecting Seniors from Financial Exploitation
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Fighting Fraud 101: Smart Tips for Investors
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How to Avoid Investment Scams
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For Military Families

Moving Guide for Military Personnel and Families
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FINRA Foundation myFICO Access for Military Families
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Thinking about rolling over funds from your Thrift Savings Plan? Consider this.
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