Is your name really John Smith? The remarks about our names started early: “Jon and Anne Smith…are you kids using your real names? I’m gonna’ need some IDs.” This was the welcome we received 46 years ago from the desk clerk at the Holiday Inn, even though our getaway car had tin cans trailing and
Month: September 2017
We Answer the WSJ’s “19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser”
As we have previously written, it is difficult for investors to know what to look for in their search for a financial adviser (or advisor). In his most recent Intelligent Investor column for the Wall Street Journal, Jason Zweig updates the timeline of the fiduciary rule and points out that since its delay, “the burden
What Is a Life Settlement?
Imagine you’re cleaning out your attic and run across a box of dusty old books. You decide it’s not worth the time and effort to sell them, so you take the whole box to the dump. That same night, you happen to update your mom on your completed to-do list, making sure to include all