The Foundation supports research to understand the financial capability of American households, financial fraud and consumer protection, and what works when it comes to financial education and protection. Explore the resulting reports and data sets using the filters below.
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Oct 22, 2021Gauging the Participation of Diverse Communities in the Capital Markets Conference Report, October 2021
On October 22, 2021, the FINRA Foundation, FINRA's Office of the Chief Economist, and NORC at the University of Chicago hosted a discussion exploring research and policy governing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the capital markets.
Oct 07, 2021Bridging the Divide: A Closer Look at Changes in the Racial and Ethnic Composition of Investor Households
This research brief uses NFCS data to explore the racial and ethnic composition of investors with taxable accounts from 2012 to 2018.
Sep 22, 2021
Using findings from a study of BBB Scam Tracker reports, this visual summary outlines how attitudes, beliefs, and values influence the way individuals react to scam attempts.
Sep 22, 2021How do our beliefs and values influence whether or not we are victimized by fraud? Read the study.
Sep 22, 2021See and hear real scam stories captured in interviews for research with the BBB Institute.
May 12, 2021
This paper by a researcher from the University of Alabama won the Foundation's NFCS Research Award for using data from the 2018 NFCS to examine the role that financial education plays on the likelihood of having a will.
Mar 22, 2021The Relation of Loneliness and Cognition With Financial and Healthcare Decision Making in Older Persons
Researchers from the Foundation, Rush University, and Indiana University School of Medicine found that loneliness puts older adults with lower cognition at risk for poor financial and healthcare decision making.
Mar 10, 2021
The Foundation and USC’s Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) experimentally examined the effectiveness of short, online educational interventions in reducing susceptibility to fraud.
Mar 04, 2021
Researchers from AARP and the Foundation examined factors that contribute to repeated fraud victimization and scam susceptibility, resulting in a framework for prevention and intervention strategies.
Feb 16, 2021
Researchers from Farleigh Dickinson University and the Foundation examined U.S. adults financial resilience using the 2018 NFCS and found that adults fall into one of four distinct financial resilience groups.