Category Archives: Financial Planner

The Real-World Advice You Won’t Hear at Any Commencement—But Should

Thanks and a hat tip to Art Sobczak: The Real-World Advice You Won’t Hear at Any Commencement—But Should May 12, 2017 / By Art Sobczak This hard-nosed wisdom will help prepare recent or soon-to-be graduates for how life and work really … Continue reading

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FRAUD – 10 WAYS TO BEEF UP YOUR DEFENSIVE LINE

On guard against fraud Fraud is a reality that we must constantly guard ourselves against. There are those who can be considered trusted advisors and there are those who will always be unscrupulous. We know and understand that. Yet, by … Continue reading

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IS THE FEDERAL RESERVE OUT OF CONTROL?

The short answer is YES! We have heard some FedSpeak in the last week or so that gives me cause for concern, and ergo the title of this post. It appears we may be facing a future when a government … Continue reading

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How Do Financial Advisors Get Paid? Glad You Asked!

This is an article recently published on the Wealthminder blog. The topic is on the minds of more and more consumers, and this post does a great job explaining a rather complicated subject. Not only is it well written, informative, and … Continue reading

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#ZeroInterestRatesMatter – Party Like It’s 1999

What should an investor do? Markets are confounding.  They appear to be almost predictable. Until they’re not! We are in an investment environment that reminds me of the technology bubble 16 years ago, and the markets are partying like it’s 1999. … Continue reading

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Is Your Financial Advisor Working For You?

It may be a shock the answer to this question is in many, many cases, NO. Let me explain. There is currently much controversy in the government right now over what’s called the “Fiduciary Standard.” The word “fiduciary” comes from the Latin … Continue reading

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Stocks – Is It 2008 Again? 3 Things To Do In Today’s Market

Those who have children or have been a child are familiar with questions from the back seat on a long car trip, “are we there yet?” Many of us feel the same in regard to the stock market’s recent and … Continue reading

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