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Free Investor Publications

FINRA and FINRA Foundation print publications and other resources are currently unavailable. We hope to make these resources once again available to order in June 2021. In the meantime, you may download a variety of important investor education articles and publications using the links below.

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. Below are a few of our most popular publications for download in PDF.


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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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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Thinking about rolling over funds from your Thrift Savings Plan? Consider this.
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Looking for more articles and tools to increase your investing knowledge? Explore all of the online resources FINRA provides for investors.