When you lose money in the stock market, especially a large amount, it may seem like the end of the world. While a major loss can make your heart sink and make you feel helpless, it’s important to pick yourself back up and try your best to get through it. While that’s easier said than … Continue reading 7 Tips on How to Deal With Major Stock Loss
The Fiduciary Rule is Dead! Long Live the Fiduciary Rule! Well… it didn’t get quite such a commemorative send-off. In fact, it got the sort of ignominious sentence fit for a mongrel animal or a disowned family member. Yes, the Department of Labor (DOL)’s fiduciary rule is dead and it doesn’t look like we’ll be … Continue reading The Fiduciary Rule is Dead – Here’s What It Means for Your Retirement Planning
What is stock fraud, and how can you avoid it? The world of stock fraud can be very confusing, and it’s easy to not realize that you’ve been part of a fraud situation until it’s too late. Although rules and regulations exist, the way you define fraudulent in the stock world is different from other … Continue reading What is Stock Fraud? Everything You Need to Know
You know that stock investing comes with risks. Along with anticipated risks associated with the nature of stock trading, you also face risks associated with fraud. Some of the most widespread forms of stock fraud are carried out through fraudulent stock promotions. What Are Fraudulent Stock Promotions? In fraudulent stock promotion scams, fraudsters hype a … Continue reading Investing 101: Don’t Fall Victim to Fraudulent Stock Promotions
A whopping $30-trillion. That’s how much the stock market in the United States is now worth. Who wouldn’t want to tap into that kind of money? After all, you can start investing in this market for as little as $1,000. And the potential returns? Massive. Of course, it still depends on the company you invested … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why a Stock Market Attorney Can Help You Deal With an Investment Loss
If you’re a senior investor, you’ve likely been planning and saving for years to build your portfolio. You have rightfully earned everything you have accrued over the years and you deserve to realize the fruits of that labor in your golden years. Unfortunately, your nest egg marks you as a target for investment fraud. Scammers … Continue reading Senior Investor Alert: 5 Easy Ways to Spot Scams Targeting Your Nest Egg
Did you know that on February 5th, the stock market suffered the largest crash in years? The drop was of approximately 4.6 percent with the Dow Jones dropping almost 1,600 points. This was the largest crash since the 2011 European Debt Crisis. If you’re here it means that you’ve investments in the stock market and, … Continue reading What Would You Do If There Was a Stock Market Crash Today?
Investment advice comes from everywhere… even if you don’t ask for it. Everybody thinks they’ve got “the answer” when it comes to investing and everybody wants to share their secret to success. That’s why you’ve likely been offered quite a few tidbits of investing advice from everyone from your cousin to your neighbor. The truth … Continue reading 5 Common Investment Rules You Should Be Following
Did you know that 32 percent of investors lost money investing in stocks? You don’t invest to lose money. Unfortunately, it’s inevitable for investment loss to happen sooner or later. Many times, investment losses might have been caused by recommendations from your broker. If this is the case, why should you get the short end … Continue reading Can You Sue Your Broker for Investment Losses?
In a recently filed complaint,The SEC charged a prominent pastor in a scheme to defraud investors out of millions of dollars. Using his religious clout and reputation, the pastor leveraged investments out of devoted followers, mainly elderly. Between 2013 and 2014, the SEC alleges that Kirbyjon Caldwell, Pastor of the Windsor Village Methodist Church and … Continue reading Protecting Your Investments Against Affinity Fraud