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Building a Financially Capable America Through Education and Research

 

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.

 

 

Responses to Pandemic-Related Market Volatility

Two new reports from the FINRA Foundation and NORC at the University of Chicago examine the dramatic market volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during early 2020 and its impact on investor and non-investor attitudes, decision-making, and outlook.

 

Michael Morris of the National Disability Institute Awarded the FINRA Foundation’s 2020 Ketchum Prize

The Ketchum Prize—the FINRA Foundation's highest honor—recognizes outstanding service and research to advance financial capability and investor protection in the United States. This year's recipient, Michael Morris, has devoted his career to improving the financial well-being of individuals with disabilities. The prize is named for Rick Ketchum, the former chairman of FINRA and the FINRA Foundation.

Michael Morris of the National Disability Institute Awarded the FINRA Foundation’s 2020 Ketchum Prize

 

The Predictive Power of Financial Literacy

A new issue brief from the FINRA Foundation, the University of Southern California, and George Washington University found that financial literacy measured in 2012 predicts financial outcomes in 2018.

 

Aging and Financial Decision Making

Using data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, these research studies explore the relationships between the aging brain and important outcomes for financial decision making.

Aging and Financial Decision Making