Useful Links

http://www.finra.org/index.htm
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), is the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. All told, FINRA oversees nearly 4,850 brokerage firms, about 173,000 branch offices and approximately 649,000 registered securities representatives.

http://www.finrafoundation.org/index.htm
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation provides underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.

http://www.brokercheck.finra.org/
Simply type in your current or prospective broker's name to see employment history, certifications, and licenses-as well as regulatory actions, violations, or compliants you might want to know about.  You can also get information about your broker's firm.

http://www.sipc.org/
SIPC: Securities Investor Protection Corporation

http://www.irs.gov/
IRS: The US government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement. Includes income tax forms, instructions, and agency publications.

http://www.google.com/finance?hl=en&tab=we&q=f
Google finance

http://finance.yahoo.com/
Yahoo finance

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Check the background of this financial professional on FINRA's BrokerCheck