Monthly Archives: October 2013

Financial Services Trick or Treat

A Trojan horse.  A wolf in sheep’s clothing.  Whether the former is referring to the Greek military ploy in the Trojan War or a computer virus and whether the latter is rightly linked to biblical passages or wrongly credited to … Continue reading

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The Irony of Crying Foul When you Made the Bad Throw

A few weeks back, I wrote a blog explaining what Fiduciary Duty really means. In this blog I talked briefly about proposed changes on the part of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to the fiduciary standard. As a fee-only provider, … Continue reading

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“Winterizing” your Portfolio

Fall is upon us in the Midwest. One only need take a look outside to see the signs of the autumnal equinox all around them. The leaves are turning bright shades of yellow and orange and the air is fresh … Continue reading

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The 411 on Fiduciary Duty

Lately there has been a lot of talk about Fiduciary Duty and the proposed legislation on the part of the SEC that will more clearly define and regulate the practices of financial advisers and create a more stringent set of … Continue reading

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Insight on The Fidelity 401(k) Debacle

A couple of weeks ago, it was announced that a group of former employees of Fidelity Investments, one of the country’s largest providers of retirement plans, was suing the financial giant. The employees alleged that the retirement plan they were … Continue reading

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