FEPPP - Financial Education Private Public Partnership


Investor Education

Materials and Publications

  • Investor Education Booklets
    7 investor education booklets available for free from DFI, in partnership with Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, the Investor Protection Trust and the American Library Association.
  • Investor Bill of Rights
    The Investor Bill of Rights lists your rights as an investor. Very helpful information if you currently invest or are considering an investment opportunity.
  • Investor Fraud Awareness Quiz
    The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has developed an online interactive quiz to help you identify your vulnerability to fraud.
  • Questions to Ask Before You Invest
    Questions you should ask about your investments and what to do if you run into problems.
  • Online Brokerage Accounts: What You Can Do To Protect Yourself
    Information on using online brokerage accounts and what you can do to safeguard your money and your personal information.

Research Before You Invest

  • FINRA Broker Check
    FINRA BrokerCheck is a free online tool to help investors check the professional background of current and former FINRA-registered securities firms and brokers.
  • DFI Licensee Database
    The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) licensee database allows you to check and see if a securities firm or broker is licensed to do business in Washington.
  • BBB Background Check
    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) background check allows you to check the background of companies located in Washington.

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Contact Us

Have a question or suggestion for us? Please contact us by emailing FEPPP@k12.wa.us.