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Act As If What You Do Makes A Difference. It Does.

On the eve of the implementation of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, there is a smell of danger combined with real change in the air.  You are not really paying attention if you do not get the sense that this time it just might be different. More finance types are looking at themselves and not liking what…

Who is Roaming the Halls of your Child’s School?

The Bubonic Plague of high-cost variable annuity infestation has extended its predatory tentacles into the classrooms of our children. Invaluable teaching and planning time are at risk due to marketing schemes designed to entrap teachers. While the damage being done to teachers’ 403(b) plans by high-cost variable annuities is irrefutable (see here) something much more sinister has…

Fees Knock and Ping Investment Returns

Money spent on car repairs can be as dubious as investment fees. Both tend to be confusing, deceptive, and often unnecessary. The amount of money spent on unnecessary car repairs is mind boggling. The National Highway Traffic Administration estimates that automotive service consumers are scammed out of tens of billions of dollars every year. This…