How Can You Know if Your Financial Advisor is a Fiduciary?

What is a Fiduciary? Do you know if your financial advisor is a fiduciary? Simply put, a fiduciary must put your interests ahead of his or her own. You might have assumed that your financial advisor or broker was always … Continue reading

Is Your Wealth Management Firm Conflicted?

Have you ever taken your car to the shop for something minor, like a routine oil change, and walked away with a laundry list of things that desperately need fixing before your vehicle falls apart? If you’re not knowledgeable on … Continue reading

How Much Do You Need to Save for Retirement?

  We would all like to win the lottery and, as a result, supposedly live carefree; for most, if not the vast majority of us, the probability of winning a fortune is small, although a pleasant thought, and represents irresponsible … Continue reading

Estate Planning and Why You Need It

Estate planning organizes how your wealth gets distributed after you die, and it generally involves professionals such as an attorney and your financial advisor. Simply put, your estate plan says what happens to your things when you die. “Your things” … Continue reading

Diversify Your Portfolio

How much of your financial future relies on your investments? Does the thought of a stock market crash like that of 2008 keep you up at night? For years, investment companies have known that one of the key methods to … Continue reading