Financial advisor incompetence exposed in a CBC hidden camera video documents financial advisor incompetence. Show Me The Money ran February 28, 2014, as part of the Marketplace broadcast. Marketplace is a consumer information show broadcast on CBC TV in Canada.
Mutual fund investor look at ETFs. Any financial advisor that puts your capital into a mutual fund has turned the tables on you. Your capital now works for them! At no risk! If your financial advisor puts you into mutual funds, your account needs review . Your capital delivers a no risk and constant return…to them! What about you? You, however, get the leftovers. Market movement up or down does not matter to their return. They get their return, every year. From you. No matter what the market does, each year they take a nice slice of your account. You put up the capital, take the risk, but get only the leftovers. Should it be the other way around? Should they be working for you?
Retirement saving dangers. Retirement saving dangers lurk in the financial industry annual retirement savings campaigns. The great annual rite of investor shearing has begun. Once our New Year celebrations pass each year, the financial industry begins their annual bombardment of retirement savings ads. Financial marketing blasts at full volume to summon you to the shearing shed for your spring clip. The financial industry lust for your retirement savings seems to know no bounds.
Investor make your retirement deposit and WAIT! Don’t be rushed into a tax deduction. When making your retirement deposit, plan to put thousands more into your pocket by depositing to get a tax deduction then researching investment alternatives. For investors not certain of the best way to use savings needs a plan. Before you commit to making a specific retirement investment, consider taking a two step approach. It could put thousands in your pocket. 1. Deposit – get your tax deduction and saving 2. Research – find your best low cost investment Deposits trigger tax deductions
ETF Revolution Changes Investing History. Created two decades ago, Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs are a major innovation that began as a ripple and grew into a tidal wave. ETFs were listed on exchanges and trade like stocks. ETFs are essentially mutual funds created for the digital age. ETFs have costs, structure and fees all designed to provide investors with a very low cost alternative to mutual funds. These changes are shaking the fund business to its core with an ETF revolution changes investing history.
Change the Stock Market Constant. 1st investment choice, mutual funds, capital of investors pooled, forming a fund that bought positions or opportunities. Continuing discussing investing choices, the 1st of the big 3 investment choices. This innovation predates the US Declaration of Independence as the first mutual fund was created in 1774. Through the long history of markets there has been one constant, change.
3 Big and 6 Other Investment Choices. The 3 big investment choices are: Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds and Stocks plus 6 other popular choices. This post opens a continuing White Top View Series, Investment Choice. The series provides a basic survey of the many choices investors can access. The series begins with discussions of the most popular investment choices and the less common choices. Discussion of mutual funds, ETFs and equities or stocks opens the series. Additional posts discuss 6 other investment choices include, bonds, commodities, treasuries, money market funds, foreign exchange and derivatives. Options and futures are also parts of the investment mix for discussion.