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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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RIA’s Being Set Up

This article confirms how brokers are setting up RIA’s to be able to claim that they are providing fiduciary services not because they are committed to acting as a fiduciary on behalf of their clients, BUT because they feel it is … Continue reading

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ANNUITIES

Why Annuities are the “Wizard of Oz” of Investments In these times of low-interest rates, many investors are tempted by purported “guaranteed” rates of return offered on some annuity products.  As annuities can be the “Wizard of Oz” of investments—“Look … Continue reading

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DALBAR Review

The Hidden Cost of “Do-it-Yourself” Investing Tom Batterman, JD, CTFA The magazine headline blares, “TOP 10 MUTUAL FUNDS.” The television ad shouts about the new cell phone application or computer program you can use to manage your investments and trading. … Continue reading

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