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The Power of the Informed Investor

“Your account is a brokerage account and not an advisory account. Our interests may not always be the same as yours. Please ask us questions to make sure you under-stand your rights and our obligations to you, including the extent … Continue reading

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Financial Planning vs. Financial Plans

Many financial planners charge $5,000 or more to develop a retirement plan, or a five-year plan, for you and your family. You will receive a nice, thick brochure with numbers in it. Separate each page carefully. You now have a … Continue reading

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“CommonSense InvestSense™”…Account Management

“Don’t gamble. Take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it ’til it goes up then sell it. If it don’t go up, don’t buy it. Will Rogers If only it were that easy. While no one … Continue reading

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Wealth Preservation Saboteurs

“Get what you can and keep what you have; that’s the way to get rich.” Scottish Proverb In a series of earlier posts, I discussed the three planning areas that I believe constitute real wealth management – wealth accumulation, wealth … Continue reading

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REAL Wealth Management 2019- Preservation

When I tell people that I am a wealth preservation attorney, I often get the obligatory inquisitive look, followed by “what’s that” question. In my law practice, wealth preservation law covers several areas of the law, primarily wealth management, tax … Continue reading

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Sunlight Is the Best Disinfectant

A previous InvestSense white paper discussed one question every investor should ask their financial advisers whenever investment recommendations are provided-“Why?”  The new InvestSense white paper, “Sunlight Is the Best Disinfectant,” provides nineteen more questions that investors should ask to better … Continue reading

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Bigger Than Madoff?

The new InvestSense white paper, “Dirty Little Secrets: Protecting Investors and Fiduciaries Against ‘Black Box’ Investment Fraud,” provides information and advice on how to avoid the often subtle and overlooked problem of “black box” asset allocation/ portfolio optimization plans.  Based … Continue reading

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