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Who’s to Blame for Failure to Protect Your Retirement Funds

Your Retirement Funds are at Risk With Your Broker There is much in this blog about the failure of the financial services industry to act in your interest.  And why should they as they don’t have to? They can charge you high commissions and fees and continue to sell you things that are merely “suitable” but DO NOT need to […]

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Posted by bobrichards - April 13, 2015 at 5:13 pm

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How Securities Firms Steal Your Retirement

“FINRA slapped Oppenheimer with a $2.5 million fine for failing to supervise Hotton during his time at the firm, and ordered the brokerage to pay an additional $1.25 million in restitution to 22 former clients of the advisor.” You can read headlines like the above almost weekly revealing securities firms disregard for their clients. The firms will often turn the […]

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Posted by bobrichards - March 29, 2015 at 8:51 pm

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Financial advisors have a problem giving quality retirement advice

1. they work for a large firm that pushes them to sell products and services not in your interest 2. the advisor does not understand the products and services he sells and relies on his firm for advice and training 3. the advisor has little to no background in personal financial matters or retirement issues (to become a financial advisor, […]

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Posted by bobrichards - March 10, 2015 at 12:56 am

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