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Building a Financially Capable America Through Education and Research

The People We Help

Learn how the 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

Learn how the Foundation empowers its partners to reach people where they live, work, and learn.

Investors of Color in the United States

Data from the latest NFCS Investor Study and insights from focus groups with young investors of color shed light on the experiences of investors of color, including their investing behaviors, attitudes and motivations.


Math + Money = Smart Decisions: Integrating Math and Personal Finance into the Classroom

This brief provides educators insights on research conducted by the FINRA Foundation, FiCycle and NORC at the University of Chicago that examines the joint roles of math and financial education and financial knowledge on people’s financial outcomes.


The Financial Capability of United States Military Veterans: The Role of Gender and Racial/Ethnic Identity

Researchers at the FINRA Foundation and William and Mary used data from three waves of the NFCS to understand the financial experiences of military veterans, focusing on how these differ by gender and racial/ethnic identity.