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The “F” Word….Fiduciary Standard of Care

Not that one that immediately came to mind! The one that applies to the world of investments and investment advice. The word I am referring […]

Is Wealth Management Only for the Wealthy? – upd April 2015

Wealth management has become a set of buzzwords that financial advisors use when they sell investment and insurance products. It certainly sounds good. Consequently, you […]

What are the Differences between a Financial Planner and Financial Advisor?

Financial planners provide a number of planning services that help you manage your financial life. Financial security is the number one goal for planners, but college, […]

Are Financial Planners also Financial Advisors? – updated Nov 2014

Financial planners provide various types of planning services (personal, college, retirement, estate, charitable). The combination of services varies by financial planner expertise.

Financial advisors are focused […]

Financial Planners May Be Scam Artists – Upd Oct’14

There are hundreds of thousands of advisors, sales representatives, and insurance agents who claim to be financial planners. Planning by legitimate planners is one of […]

Can Sales Reps Claim to be Financial Advisors? – updated September 2014

You bet they can and they do. I checked the legality of the claim with FINRA, the SEC, and California (my state of residence) to […]