FINRA offers a number of tools and resources to help investors establish and meet their financial goals. Gerri Walsh, Senior Vice President of Investor Education at FINRA and President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, discusses the importance of managing your finances wisely.
Scammers wasted no time in 2017 redoubling their efforts to bilk investors, according to Gerri Walsh, Senior Vice President for Investor Education at FINRA and President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Older investors with online accounts are the specific targets of “pump and dump” scams. And the current stream of binary options frauds includes a new twist – con artists follow up with the promise to help you recover funds already lost on binary options schemes.
With seniors increasingly being targeted for phony calls from the IRS, lottery scams and boiler-room operations, Susan Axelrod was interviewed on NBC 4 New York to discuss how investors can protect themselves.
Gerri Walsh, senior vice president for FINRA’s Office of Investor Education and president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, explained FINRA’s commitment to investor protection and market integrity. She also discussed the findings of the National Financial Capability Study, released by the Foundation in July 2016.
Bob Colby discussed regulation of the securities industry. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is an independent organization, which is overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Nerdwallet spoke to Gerri Walsh, president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Senior Vice President of Investor Education of FINRA Investor Education, about the tools FINRA gives individual investors, as well as new initiatives on the horizon.