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Is Your Financial Advisor a Fiduciary?

Fiduciary status is a controversial issue in the financial services industry. The issue is the ethical standards that apply to your relationship with your financial […]

Our Cowardly and Impersonal Financial Services Industry

FA Magazine published an article by Robert Isbitts on August 20, 2014 entitled: When History and Asset Allocation Collide. This article caused a collision between […]

Fixing ERISA to Provide Sufficient Information

In my previous post, Fixing ERISA to Protect Against High Plan Fees, I discussed the failure of many 401(k)/404(c) plans to comply with ERISA’s fiduciary requirement to […]

“F” Words, Financial Services and You

Did you know two major wars are being fought in the financial services industry and their outcomes impact you? One of the adversaries is Wall Street. […]

Financial Services – Is there Investor Protection?

The media says financial services is one of the most regulated industries in America. If that is true, how do you explain headline after headline […]

Should You Trust Wall Street Stock Brokers?

Do you trust car salesmen and life insurance agents? 91% of Americans say they do not. They use aggressive sales tactics to sell their products. […]