How to Know if Your Advisor Working in Your Best Interests

We have written before on the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule, which was proposed by the Obama administration to increase transparency and investor protection.   This rule was intended to require all investment advisors to be subject to a fiduciary duty, putting clients’ interests before the interests of the advisor … Read more »

Fiduciary vs Suitability – Does your advisor put your needs first?

As we’ve mentioned in a previous note, the Department of Labor (DOL) released new rules last year requiring all financial advisors to follow a “fiduciary standard” when offering investment advice related to retirement accounts. Investors continue to be confused about the responsibilities that their advisor may have while guiding them in their … Read more »