Does Your Financial Advisor Owe You Money? – Breaches of Care

In my previous post, I discussed the applicable standard of care that financial advisors owe their clients. In this post, we will discuss some of […]

Why Refer to the Watchdog Dictionary?

One of the most frequent sales tactics that is used by financial advisors is convincing you they are financial experts. This is a critical step in the sales process because advisors know you do not question the advice of experts. You will buy what they are selling because they are experts.

What if the advisors were not financial experts? How do they convince you they are experts? Another popular tactic is to use words they believe you won’t understand. After all, one definition of an expert is a person who knows more than you do on a particular topic. The use of confusing terms helps advisors convince you they are financial experts. […]