Web Links – Financial Websites

www.cfp-board.org
Learn about financial planning and research the history of your financial advisor. The Certfied Financial Planning board is in the news, has volunteers and boards working for the public and advising the government about financial affairs. High school programs as well as college level education is available to help people sort through the maze of options.

www.finra.org
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – the leading source for private regulatory services for the investment industry. There is a plethora of information here about the financial markets, schemes to avoid, practices to avoid, pitfalls of various strategies and other methods of educating yourself and checking out financial advisors finra license history.

www.sipc.org
Securities Investor Protection Corporation – what is really protecting your investment accounts? Learn all about it here.

https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib

Medicare enrollment website for those who are ready to sign up. The process takes about 10 minutes.