Protecting Grandma From Elder Abuse
Imagine a broker driving an 83-year-old widow with Alzheimer's to local banks so that she can withdraw over $1 million from CDs.
Why NASAA Is Leading the Charge Against Elder Fraud
At least one-third of the enforcement actions initiated by state securities regulators involve senior investors, and NASAA is tackling the issue head on.
Millennials Growing Out of Financial Fears
As memory of the financial crisis fades, millennials are getting more aggressive in investing.
Millennials Aren’t Risk Takers or Savers
Research released in March by the FINRA Foundation found risk-taking falls with age, contrary to recent surveys that have found millennials to be as conservative as their grandparents.
Scammers Salivate Over Americans’ Investing Ignorance
Many Americans lack an understanding of reasonable investment returns, leaving them vulnerable to fraudulent sales pitches, according to the FINRA Foundation.
Which State’s Residents Are Smartest With Money?
A just-released study from the FINRA Foundation ranks the states on several measures of "financial capability," like paying off debt and saving for emergencies.
FINRA at 5 Years: Highlighting 7 Areas of Action
Quite a bit has happened in those five years: billion-dollar frauds, a flash crash exposing major volatility issues and a bill supporting FINRA as advisors' SRO, to name a few developments.
Fighting Financial Fraud: Stanford University, FINRA Debut Prevention Center
Stanford University’s Center on Longevity and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation recently launched the Research Center on the Prevention of Financial Fraud, an interdisciplinary resource for law enforcement, government and research groups studying financial frauds.