The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) helps provide Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success. The FINRA Foundation envisions a society characterized by universal financial literacy. Established in 2003, the FINRA Foundation supports innovative research and educational projects aimed at segments of the investing public that could benefit from additional resources.
The FINRA Investor Education homepage provides many informative educational materials that can assist those wanting to save money and learn more about financial literacy. Several of these resources are listed below. For a full list of the educational materials provided click here.
Home Equity Advisor is an online tool, available in English and Spanish, that was developed by the National Council on Aging to help older middle- and low-income homeowners make sound decisions when using their home equity to achieve a wide range of financial goals whether dealing with an immediate financial challenge or planning ahead for the future.
Money as You Grow, developed by Beth Kobliner and the Youth Subcommittee of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, provides 20 essential, age-appropriate financial lessons that kids need to know as they grow.
Love Your Money is a website and online course designed to provide college students with the tools they need to manage their money, understand the financial markets and save and invest wisely. The program is coordinated by The University of Tennessee Extension Department of Family & Consumer Sciences in partnership with The University of Florida, Kansas State University, The University of Kentucky and Mississippi State University.
The Gen i Revolution is a competitive online game developed by the Council for Economic Education to teach personal finance skills to middle and high school students. The "Murktide," a confusion about basic personal finance principles, is rapidly spreading across the population, and middle and high school students are the last line of defense against a lifetime of poor financial decisions. By completing 15 interactive missions, the students are able to help people in financial trouble and beat back the Murktide infestation.
Investments: A Resource to Reach the American Dream, an investor education curriculum (in both English and Spanish) created by the ASPIRA Association, including a participant workbook, facilitator’s guide and multimedia resources.
TV411 Save Smart, instructional videos from the Education Development Center that integrate financial and investor education concepts into adult learning in math and literacy.
Get More Money Now, brochure and Web site in Spanish and English created by the Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York .