Annuities Might Become More Common in 401(k) Savings Plans

In an effort to encourage Americans to save more for retirement, Congress passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement, or Secure, Act on December 19. The legislation contains the most significant changes to retirement savings system in more than a decade and hopes to address the 41% of Americans who are at [...]

2019-12-24T15:04:44-06:00December 24th, 2019|Investment Losses, News, Retirement Investing|

GPB Managing Director and CCO Indicted for Obstruction of Justice

More evidence of corruption at GPB Capital Holdings stacks up as its Managing Director and CCO is indicted. According to the indictment, when MICHAEL S. COHN left his position at the SEC to take a job with GPB, he allegedly stole sensitive and confidential information about investigations and brought that information into his new company. [...]

2021-02-11T13:26:07-06:00November 9th, 2019|GPB Capital, Investment Losses, News|

UBS Group Faces YES Client Complaints After Significant Losses

The Wall Street Journal [1] has reported that USB Group is facing multiple customer complaints for a risky investment program that suffered significant losses in 2018. According to the complaints, UBS brokers began targeting wealthy investors in 2015 to be introduced to the Yield Enhancement Strategy, or YES, program. The complex strategy involved buying [...]

2019-09-05T13:01:24-05:00September 5th, 2019|Investment Losses, News|

Problems Found With CFP Board of Standards Website Directory

August 2, 2019 Investors seeking the advice of a Certified Financial Planner will likely turn to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. as a source. To become a Certified Financial Planner, an advisor must complete a rigorous course of examinations, log 6000 hours of experience, and pass the Board’s conduct Fitness Standards. [...]

2019-09-05T13:04:42-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Investment Losses, News|
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