Make money make a difference.™
empowering an industry
Financial services are an immensely important part of our lives and our futures, but the industry as a whole is ripe for change. As in many industries, you either disrupt or you become disrupted. We are leading the charge in stewardship and bringing a higher level of client care. Technology is a powerful tool but we must never lose sight of the human element. We are a committed advocate, fighting on the side of advisors and investors with purpose and passion.
What Guides a Charterholder?
- A strict code of ethics and professional standards.
A charterholder not only has the technical knowledge to make
investment decisions but also adopts and is held to the
highest ethical standards.
- Global best practices and real-world experience.
The CFA Program curriculum is based on an extensive and
ongoing global practice analysis process, which ensures that
the program stays current and relevant in relation to the
ever-changing dynamics of global professional investment practice.
- Breadth of knowledge and expertise. A comprehensive, global
view and up-to-date practical skills give these investment professionals
the tools and deep understanding necessary to effectively analyze the
risks and rewards of a variety of investment types, enabling them to
address a client’s specific investment needs. Learn More
CFA Institute Future of Finance Initiative
Future of Finance is a long-term global effort to shape a
trustworthy, forward-thinking financial industry that better
serves society. It provides tools to motivate and empower the
world of finance to create an environment where investors'
interests come first, markets function at their best, and
economies grow. Learn More
The SIFMA Foundation is dedicated to fostering knowledge
and understanding of the financial markets for individuals of
all backgrounds. Learn More
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)
National Fraud Information Center
Investor Protection Trust
Alliance for Investor Education
Your state securities agency See “Contact Your Regulator”
You can find a list of the best investment fraud education resources on
the web by visiting SIPC at www.sipc.org, and see “Protecting Yourself Against Fraud.”