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No 401(k)? No Problem

Saving for retirement can be daunting, so it’s no surprise that employer-sponsored retirement plans can be a key stepping-stone into the world of investing—and through your investments, to a healthy retirement nest egg. Don’t have access to an employer-sponsored plan? No problem. Here are 5 ways to start saving today.

January 22, 2020

 

Am I a Pattern Day Trader?

Do you actively trade stocks? If so, it's important to know what it means to be a "pattern day trader" because there are requirements associated with engaging in pattern day trading. Once you understand the requirements you have to meet, you reduce the risk that your firm will place restrictions on your ability to trade.

January 9, 2020

 

Make These 4 Financial Moves Before the New Year

The winter holidays are upon us—and while there still may be gifts to buy and a few loose ends to tie up at work, there are also important year-end financial moves well worth making.

December 23, 2019

 

How to Stay Out of the Red on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Beyond

If you want to stay out of the red on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond, start by looking in the mirror. Many items purchased during these sales are non-gift items for yourself or your home.

November 26, 2019

 


These Behaviors Make You a Scam Target

Do you spend a lot of time on social media sites or looking for great online deals? If so, then you wear a bullseye when it comes to scammers hunting for money.

November 20, 2019

 


Financial Well-Being of U.S. Military Veterans Improving, Surpassing Non-Veterans

Here's some good news for our nation's veterans and those who care about their welfare. The financial well-being of U.S. military veterans has improved in recent years, outpacing the gains of non-veterans, according to new research by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Veterans, overall, reported having less difficulty covering their expenses and bills, had a lower likelihood of experiencing an income drop and were more likely to have an emergency fund, according to the survey of more than 3,000 veterans and more than 20,000 non-veterans.

November 11, 2019

 


6 Tips for Managing Your Investments through Divorce

While we all hope our marriages will be successful, sometimes life just doesn’t go as planned. Consider these 6 important tips about divorce and your investments.

October 23, 2019

 


FINRA Foundation Awards 2019 Ketchum Prize to Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) today awarded Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell the 2019 Ketchum Prize—its highest honor—for her extraordinary research on pensions and retirement income and her efforts worldwide to advance financial literacy.

October 3, 2019