Category: Financial Advisors

The Toughest Part About Being a Financial Advisor 1

The Toughest Part About Being a Financial Advisor

If a person advises people on money matters long enough, they eventually hit a cross-roads. Many of them...

Another Financial Advisor Doing The Right Thing 8

Another Financial Advisor Doing The Right Thing

Long ago, before I started teaching, I flirted with the idea of working as a financial advisor.  And...

Is it easy to make a fortune as a financial advisor? 24

Is it easy to make a fortune as a financial advisor?

Daniel Solin suggests, in his book, The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read,  that the average financial advisor/broker...

How To Select A Financial Advisor 40

How To Select A Financial Advisor

Because we weren’t taught much about money in school, most of us run around naked as adults, before...

Financial newsletters and empty promises 10

Financial newsletters and empty promises

The best advice I could give someone getting into stock picking is to think for themselves, and avoid...

Falling Markets and Unmasking Jim Cramer 1

Falling Markets and Unmasking Jim Cramer

The U.S. and International markets have dropped, on average, roughly 5.5% over the past 5 days. …more info!...

Financial planning – Whom should you trust? 0

Financial planning – Whom should you trust?

Rob Carrick, a finance writer for the Globe and Mail, doesn’t seem to favour using investment advisors.  Is...

Investment advisory services plunder individual retirement accounts 0

Investment advisory services plunder individual retirement accounts

I’ve always been a fan of Scott Burns’ finance articles, and this one is no exception. He paints...