About FINRA Investor Education Foundation
FINRA is an independent, not-for-profit regulator authorized by Congress to oversee the broker-dealer industry. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation develops and distributes tools and resources to help investors make informed financial decisions and avoid financial fraud. One such tool is FINRA BrokerCheck, a free tool to research the background and experience of investment professionals. FINRA and the FINRA Foundation do not sell investment products, promote products or firms, or offer specific investment advice.