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The Investor Education Foundation is the non-profit arm of securities regulator FINRA. Their website is "dedicated to your financial health." It includes basic and advanced information about all aspects of your financial life, from financial literacy to controlling debt to investing. Calculators, evaluation tools, research tools (such as how to find a reliable broker), "scam meters" and more. There is a particular emphasis on groups often targeted for fraud or exploitation, such as members of the military, students and the elderly.

About the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. FINRA's mission is to protect America's investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly and honestly. All told, FINRA oversees nearly 4,490 brokerage firms, about 163,640 branch offices and approximately 635,405 registered securities representatives.

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