Protect Your Money
You work hard to earn money and invest for the future. The information and resources on this page will help you steer clear of fraud and other problems that stand in the way of financial security.
National Consumer Protection Week
National Consumer Protection Week is March 1 – 7. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has joined the Federal Trade Commission and other consumer agencies nationwide to share information and encourage action against fraud. Visit www.ncpw.gov to arm yourself with information about credit, debt, identity theft, fraud, technology and more. Find more information about financial fraud here on SaveAndInvest.org, including resources you can use to help others avoid fraud.
McGruff the Crime Dog has joined the fight against financial and investment fraud. Watch—and share—these new videos and learn to recognize the red flags of fraud.
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.
Banking through your phone or tablet is quick and convenient, but don’t forget these five tips to help keep your money—and identity—safe.
Let go of your assumptions and learn who might be most likely to fall for a scam.