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Investor Podcasts

March 13, 2018
About 70 percent of Americans expect to receive a tax refund this year. If you are one of them, FINRA’s senior vice president of Investor Education Gerri Walsh has some tips on how you can put that cash to work for you.
December 21, 2017
Can financial mistakes lead to a life of helping others? What should you do before you invest? How can you avoid being scammed? Hear the answers when Gerri Walsh, President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, talks with FINRA’s Kenneth Edward Piner about her own financial journey.
September 20, 2017
It may not be possible to predict when the next natural disaster will take place. What you can count on is that when it happens, scammers will try to take advantage of the situation. These tips will help you spot and avoid investment scams.
August 29, 2017
In this podcast, FINRA busts four common myths about online trading.
July 13, 2017
In this podcast, FINRA provides tips for making the most of your retirement savings and getting your full employer match each year.
June 16, 2017
In this podcast, FINRA explains the basics of lending to Uncle Sam through treasury securities
May 24, 2017
In this podcast, FINRA explains the key investing concepts of return and rate of return.
March 27, 2017
In this podcast, FINRA explains the four financial goals those just getting started with saving and investing should set right now.
February 25, 2015
Maybe you use the services of a securities professional, like a broker or investment adviser, or are thinking about contacting one. Maybe you’ve wondered what it takes to become a securities professional. We’ve put together a list of five things you should know about securities professionals, including who needs to register with FINRA and what it takes to get and maintain a FINRA registration.
December 08, 2014
Computer security experts point out that economic cyber-crime continues to surge. Phishing attacks have increased significantly since they were first discovered in 2005. These scams typically use bogus emails to lure you into giving the scammers your personal information. But you can arm yourself with knowledge. We have three tips to help protect you from cyber criminals looking to steal your money.