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Financial Information, Money Matters: Investing Beyond the Basics: Products, Pitfalls and Sound Practices for Today’s Investor


Peter Chandler, FINRA, discusses variable annuities to lifecycle funds and structured products; there is no shortage of investment options for today’s investor. How do you determine what is right—or wrong—for you?    As Director of Investor Education at FINRA, he is able to draw on recent FINRA Investor Alerts and other resources to help you navigate the world of investing beyond the basics.

Peter Chandler is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Director of Investor Education. He is responsible for developing investor education campaigns, tools and resources, including writing many of FINRA’s Investor Alerts and other publications that have national circulation.  He also works closely with other regulatory organizations, investor groups and partners to promote responsible saving and investing. Most recently he has been involved in investor protection initiatives with the National Football League and the US Track and Field Foundation.  Pete joined FINRA’s predecessor organization, the National Association of Securities Dealers in 1989 and has also held positions with The NASDAQ Stock Market, where he was NASDAQ’s Director of University and Investor Programs. Mr. Chandler has a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Masters in Marketing from The Johns Hopkins University.

Part of Financial Empowerment Day at SIBL!


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