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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.

 

 

Olivia Mitchell Receives the 2019 Ketchum Prize

The FINRA Foundation has awarded its highest honor to University of Pennsylvania Professor Olivia Mitchell, one of the world’s most accomplished and influential experts on the topics of retirement security and financial literacy. 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.
Olivia Mitchell Receives the 2019 Ketchum Prize

 

Exposed to Scams: What Separates Victims from Non-Victims?

To better understand the fraud victimization process and craft better interventions to reduce fraud, the FINRA Foundation collaborated with the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust, Stanford Center on Longevity and Federal Trade Commission to explore the cognitive, behavioral and attitudinal differences between victims and non-victims.
Exposed to Scams: What Separates Victims from Non-Victims?

 

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.

Millenials