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Registered Investment Advisers

What Your Financial Adviser Should be Doing for You

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

Average investors who buy mutual funds, insurance policies, annuities and other types of investments work under the assumption that their financial adviser is working in their best interests. This is a false assumption.

What Wall Street Does Not Want You to Know About Financial Fiduciaries

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 03.21.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

I bet you did not know the financial services industry has two ethical standards. One benefits Wall Street and one benefits you.

Wall Street's 5 Most Deceptive Sales Practices

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 12.17.2014 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

The headlines are not the only risks that are created by Wall Street. There are other risks and there is a 75% probability one of them is impacting you.

"F" Words, Financial Services and You

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 10.20.2014 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

It represents everything that is bad about the financial services industry. The other side is the RIAs (Registered Investment Advisers). They represent everything that is good about the financial services industry.

Why Muppets Everywhere Should Worry

James Berman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
James Berman

Clients should protect themselves by always asking their adviser straight-up: are you a registered investment adviser? Only those three exact words will tell the tale. And they should get it in writing -- to prove they aren't a muppet.

Stockbrokers: Three Steps to Build Trust*

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

How can we trust stockbrokers if we regulate them with legal jargon rather than language everybody understands? Who needs the complexity?