FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, invites Nevadans to a free online educational event Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 4:30-5:30 PM Pacific. FINRA’s special guests include U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Nevada Securities Administrator, Erin Houston, to discuss key considerations for investing and protecting yourself from fraud during this pandemic.

FINRA Investor Education Forum: “Protecting Your Finances in the Age of COVID-19: What Every Investor Needs to Know

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Why Attend an Investor Forum?

COVID-19 has created hardship and uncertainty. It is important now, more than ever, to revisit your financial goals and to protect your finances. FINRA believes education is often the best form of investor protection.

Speakers will discuss how to protect your personal finances during COVID-19; emerging trends in investing; where to turn for free, unbiased investing tools and information; how to avoid unnecessary risks and common investing pitfalls; and how FINRA, in partnership with federal and state governments, works to educate and protect during these uncertain times.

FINRA Investor Forums bring members of the public together with Members of Congress, top FINRA officials and state securities regulators to talk about a range of investing topics and regulatory issues.

Forum speakers will include FINRA President and CEO Robert Cook and Senior Vice President of Investor Education Gerri Walsh.

There is no charge for the program. This is an educational program, and no sales presentations will be permitted.

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  • Special Guest U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Special Guest Nevada Securities Administrator Erin Houston
  • Robert W. Cook, FINRA President and CEO; Chairman, FINRA Investor Education Foundation
  • Gerri Walsh, SVP, FINRA Office of Investor Education; President, FINRA Foundation

You’ll Learn:

  • Key considerations for investing in today’s markets.
  • Where to turn for free, unbiased investing tools and information.
  • How to avoid unnecessary risks and common investing pitfalls.
  • How FINRA helps protect and educate investors.

About FINRA:

FINRA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. It regulates one critical part of the securities industry—brokerage firms doing business with the public in the United States. FINRA, overseen by the SEC, writes rules, examines for and enforces compliance with FINRA rules and federal securities laws, registers broker-dealer personnel and offers them education and training, and informs the investing public. In addition, FINRA provides surveillance and other regulatory services for equities and options markets, as well as trade reporting and other industry utilities. FINRA also administers a dispute resolution forum for investors and brokerage firms and their registered employees. For more information, visit

For more information about U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, and her track record in consumer protection, visit her website:

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