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What to Research When Selecting a Financial Advisor

When you engage a financial advisor, you are entering a partnership that can affect your financial health for a very long time. Knowing exactly what your advisor does and who they really work for is crucial to protect yourself from risk and fraud. What Type of Advisor Are They? The term “advisor” covers a [...]

2019-09-02T16:49:24-05:00September 2nd, 2019|Investor Law|

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|Investor Law, News|

Praise for Allstate, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Representing injured people against insurance companies, I usually don’t have much nice to say about the insurance industry. So this post is a rarity: a post in which I praise not one, but two insurance companies. Two days ago, Allstate Insurance did the right thing and protected someone who bought their insurance. This driver was [...]

2017-02-03T14:19:58-06:00February 3rd, 2017|Insurance, Personal Injury|

Historic Lows in Oil Prices Cause Investors’ Woe

 The oil and gas industry has been hit hard by low prices over the past few years. Oil prices hit historic lows this year and even though prices have rebounded a little, at $50 per barrel oil is still just half of what it was three years ago.[1] According to the Wall Street Journal, about [...]

2016-12-06T09:55:40-06:00November 16th, 2016|Investor Law|

Olathe Teacher Killed by Man Arrested for Drunk Driving

Police are investigating a crash in Stilwell, Kansas, that happened the night of Tuesday, May 31. An Olathe teacher, Caitlin Vogel, of Stiwell, was killed in the crash, and the other driver was arrested for driving under the influence. The two vehicles collided at about 10:15 p.m. near 191st Street and Nall Avenue. KMBC News [...]

2016-12-06T09:55:33-06:00June 2nd, 2016|Personal Injury|