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Investor Education


Welcome to the MFDA investor education page. On this page you will find various resources to help you become a more informed investor. This page will be updated periodically with new resources so be sure to check back often.

Mutual Funds

Below you can learn about how mutual funds are structured, how they work and about the Fund Facts document you receive when purchasing a mutual fund. You can also learn about mutual fund fees and try out the interactive mutual fund fee calculator.

Avoiding Fraud and Scams

Learn to identify the red flags of fraud as well as steps you can take to protect yourself:

Checking Registration and Disciplinary History of an Advisor or Company

It is important to know whether you are dealing with a registered advisor and whether your advisor has a disciplinary record. Below you will find links that will explain the process for performing this important background check.

What to do if You Have a Complaint About Your Mutual Fund Dealer

Other Investor Education Resources

International Investor Education Resources