Who gives you financial advice? Why does it matter how he or she is paid? Because it’s probably the most important thing determining the quality of advice you receive.
The SEC and other agencies continue to debate the hotly contended “fiduciary responsibility” issue because billions of dollars are at stake, while the public is confused and underserved.
Can you answer these questions?
• What are the differences amongst brokers, insurance agents selling investment products and “financial advisors” (some regulated, some not)?
• What’s the difference between “fee-only” and “fee-based”? (hint: they sound alike but they’re quite different)..
Here’s a brief …Read More