Free Investor Publications

Download PDFs or order printed copies of FINRA's educational publications and other materials free of charge.

Financial Fraud Research Center

A joint project of the Stanford Center on Longevity and the FINRA Foundation with the primary purpose is to collect, direct and disseminate research that gets to the root causes of financial fraud and how to detect and prevent it.

Protect Yourself and Others From Fraud

Investment fraud criminals use sophisticated tactics to get people to part with their money. So it's important to learn about the red flags of financial fraud. SaveAndInvest.org offers unbiased information and strategies to help you avoid investment fraud.

Free DVD

"Trick$ of the Trade"

Order your free copy of "Trick$ of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud." Seen on PBS stations nationwide, this FINRA Foundation documentary uncovers the psychology of a scam and reveals ways to protect yourself and others.

Ask and Check

Before You Invest, Ask and Check

Learn what to ask when approached to buy an investment and how to verify if both the seller and the product are registered.

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Meet Our Partners

West Virginia Office of the Attorney General

The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is responsible for the protection of the citizens of West Virginia and enforcement of the State's consumer protection laws. Each year the Office provides approximately 10,000 consumers with mediation services to resolve consumer complaints between businesses and consumers. This Office believes the first step towards consumer fraud prevention is education. The Consumer Protection Division is dedicated to educating consumers about the latest scams and how to protect themselves against fraud and unfair business practices.

Learn more about our partners.