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What Fees?: A Look at American Investor Knowledge

January 21, 2020

How many Americans are investing in non-retirement accounts? How are they making decisions about where to put that hard-earned cash? How much do they truly understand about investing? And how has this all changed over time?

The FINRA Foundation’s latest study, Investors in the United States 2019, looks to uncover the answers to these questions and more to get a pulse on the investing habits of Americans.

On this episode of FINRA Unscripted, Gerri Walsh, president of the FINRA Foundation and senior vice president of Investor Education at FINRA, and Gary Mottola, director of research at the FINRA Foundation, tell us more.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Investors in the United States 2019

2018 National Financial Capability Study

38: Financial Capability Study, Part I: Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? 

FINRA Foundation

Investor Knowledge Quiz


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