There’s plenty of opportunity out there for someone who’s unethical to take advantage of good people. That’s especially true when that someone is a financial advisor, so investors need to carefully select whom to trust. What some advisers do may not be criminal, but it’s still unethical because it’s not in clients’ best interests.
When looking for any professional advisor, it is important to be able to match their characteristics, temperament, client profile and experience level to your own profile.
To make your retirement years truly golden, understand what may be coming your way. Many of us look forward to retirement as the reward for a lifetime of hard work. While the post-work years can truly be golden for those who plan for them, many retirees are caught off guard by the facts of their new life.
Our behaviors produce the results we see in our lives.
When is a “financial advisor” really an advisor and when is he just a salesperson? The answer to that question has important implications for millions of Americans who turn to financial professionals to help them navigate often complex decisions regarding how best to invest for long-term goals, including retirement.