Savings and Investments

Buying Stocks

How can we find information on the legitimacy of a stock brokerage firm or complaints against them?

You can check on the legitimacy of a firm by visiting, created by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. The site allows users to look up the names of individual firms to see what actions have been taken against them. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintains a great source of investing information designed to protect investors at, which is a portal site to many tools and information that potential investors need to use before making an investment.


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