Category Archives: General

Warning: Your investments may not be in your best interest

How do you know? Well, what you are advised to buy largely influenced by how much compensation your financial advisor or his or her firm makes on the products being sold to you. Dealing with investments and insurance products can … Continue reading

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How Important is it that My Financial Professional have a Fiduciary Responsibility to Put My Interests First?

FI • DU • CI • AR • Y Definition: A person legally appointed and authorized to hold assets in trust for another person. The fiduciary manages the assets for the benefit of the other person, rather than for his … Continue reading

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When is a Fiduciary Not Really a “Fiduciary”?

When is a Fiduciary Not Really a Fiduciary? It is often difficult to distinguish the services of one financial “advisor” from another. The cynical among us would suggest that this is the result of calculated efforts to confuse the public mind … Continue reading

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Storm Chasers

Storm Chasers When I had first heard the issue about “Storm Chasers” at an insurance meeting, I thought they were talking about the increased liability they faced when people drove their trucks or cars close to tornadoes to get video … Continue reading

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How To Understand Capital Gains & Losses On Your Taxes and What To Do With Them After…..

There are two types of income, both required to be reported on your income tax return. Come “tax time” these are better known as ordinary income and capital gains. Ordinary income includes dividends and interest you receive. Capital gains are … Continue reading

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Dog Bites by Greg Geiger

Occasionally when I attend Mutual Insurance Company meetings there is information presented that can be useful for our individual clients. One such item is the current “dog bite” law. Not having a dog myself, I was unaware that there was … Continue reading

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