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AUG22
Never Share Your Passwords

Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions.

SAS Tip of the day
JUL5
Fake Online Job Interviews: Terminate Before It’s Too Late

Some companies and recruiters use online video call technologies such as Skype as a convenient and cost-effective way to interview job applicants. Unfortunately, fraudsters are using them too, and they aren't looking to offer you a job. FINRA is...

Finra Alerts
MAY16
Updated: Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act: What Investors Should Know

"Crowdfunding" generally refers to the use of the Internet by small businesses to raise capital through limited investments from a large number of investors. Under SEC rules, the general public can invest in capital raising by start-up companies...

Finra Alerts
MAR15
Binary Options Follow-Up Schemes: Don’t Lose Money Twice

FINRA is issuing this alert to warn anyone involved in binary options trading—specifically through unregistered non-U.S. companies offering binary options trading platforms or services—to be on guard for potential follow-up frauds.

Finra Alerts
MAR5
Updated: Duration—What an Interest Rate Hike Could Do to Your Bond Portfolio

If you own bonds or have money in a bond fund, there is a number you should know. It is called duration. Although stated in years, duration is not simply a measure of time. Instead, duration signals how much the price of your bond investment is...

Finra Alerts
JAN18
Updated: Customer Advisory Centers—What Investors Need to Know

This Investor Alert focuses on a type of call center called a customer advisory center. It is a center that is staffed by securities professionals who may provide financial planning services, sell securities products, and receive commissions or...

Finra Alerts
JAN2
Inherited IRAs—What You Need to Know

FINRA is issuing this alert to inform brokerage account holders, family members and other beneficiaries about inherited IRAs. We also provide tips for making the IRA inheritance process as efficient and trouble-free as possible.

Finra Alerts
NOV2016
Public Non-Traded REITs—Perform a Careful Review Before Investing

FINRA is reissuing this Alert because of concern—reflected in a recent enforcement action—that some investors may be the recipients of misleading information regarding certain public non-traded REITS. Some investors may also receive...

Finra Alerts