We are an online magazine dedicated to the idea that an Alert Investor is a smarter investor. Our intention is to inform individual investors of all levels – from the beginner looking to start saving and investing to the seasoned hand – by explaining markets, exploring topical trends, and decoding complex issues. Our goal is to provide an understanding of investing that forms the basis of smart participation in financial markets. We do not dispense investment advice nor regulatory guidance. We’re sponsored by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the largest independent financial industry regulator.