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Building a Financially Capable America Through Education and Research

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The People We Help

The FINRA Foundation helps Americans build financial stability, invest for life goals and guard against fraud.

The Knowledge We Gain & Share

Research allows us to understand and improve money decisions. The FINRA Foundation connects those who create new knowledge with those who use it.

The Networks We Strengthen

Where do we turn before making important money decisions? The FINRA Foundation empowers its partners to reach people where they live, work and learn.



The State of U.S. Financial Capability: The 2018 NFCS

New research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation measures key indicators of financial capability and evaluates how these indicators vary with underlying demographic, behavioral, attitudinal and financial literacy characteristics — both nationwide and state-by-state.
2018 National Financial Capability Study


Uncertain Futures: 7 Myths about Millennials and Investing

Many millennials do not invest, which can hinder their ability to achieve important life goals. This new study from the FINRA Foundation and CFA Institute reevaluates conventional wisdom and explores what millennials are actually thinking, doing and learning about investing. Watch this video to learn more about the study findings.



Annamaria Lusardi Receives the 2018 Ketchum Prize

The FINRA Foundation has awarded its highest honor to George Washington University Professor Annamaria Lusardi, one of the world's leading authorities on financial literacy and financial capability. The prize is named for Richard "Rick" Ketchum, the former FINRA Foundation chairman who himself has championed efforts to advance financial well-being for all. Watch the award ceremony highlights.

2018 Ketchum Prize Winner Annamaria Lusardi