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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.



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


Gender, Generation and Financial Knowledge: A Six-Year Perspective

This issue brief from the FINRA Foundation examines financial capability of men and women by age across three waves of the Foundation’s National Financial Capability Study. The brief is part of the FINRA Foundation's Insights series.

Three generations of women sitting in a forest, portrait ©


Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities

This report by the National Disability Institute analyzes data from the FINRA Foundation’s National Financial Capability Study to reveal the most comprehensive picture to date of how people with disabilities manage financial resources and make financial decisions. The research and the report were funded by a FINRA Foundation grant. 

NDI Report: Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities