Tag Archives: Conflicts Of Interest

What Is A Blind Trust?

Many people wonder, 'what is a blind trust?'.  A blind trust is a type of trust that is commonly used by people who are in a government office or other public figures to help them avoid potential conflicts of interest.  In a blind trust,...

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What is the Difference Between a Stockbroker and a Registered Investment Advisor?

Many people wonder, "What is the difference between a stockbroker and a registered investment advisor?"  In the financial world today, there are basically two types of advice available to investors, brokerage accounts and advisory accounts.  Unfortunately, most investors don't know the difference between these two kinds of advice. ...
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Investing Is Like Losing Weight

Losing weight isn’t as easy as it sounds. Neither is investing in the stock market. This article delves into two of the most common challenges people face when trying to be successful investors.

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SEC Wants To Hold Broker-Dealers To Fiduciary Standard

The SEC wants broker-dealers to be held to the same fiduciary standard as investment advisors.

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