10 Tips For Dealing With Car Salesmen to Make Sure You Don't Get Hosed

Tweet Most people are probably familiar with the typical car salesman based on the stereotypical image portrayed on TV and in the movies. They are often shown as sleazy men in horrible outdated suits that will do anything to close a deal. While they may carry a bad image it is more of the exception […]

The XM-Sirius Satellite Radio Merger: Should It Be Allowed?

Tweet I am going to go off the beaten path a bit but I wanted to pose a question about one of the larger stories going around in the investment world as of late. Earlier this year Sirius Satellite Radio announced that it wanted to acquire rival XM Radio. This initially grabbed my attention because […]

The NASD Expense Ratio Reporting Requirement Change: How Does This Affect You?

Tweet To help provide more information and greater uniformity across the industry in how investment expense information is shown, NASD Rules 2210 and 2211 require materials that contain investment fund performance to show both a net and gross total expense ratio. In accordance with then-applicable regulations, generally fund informational materials provided by investment companies previously […]

Understanding the Fine Print of a Loan Can Save You Money and Grief

Tweet If you have ever obtained a mortgage to buy a house or borrowed money to buy a car you are very familiar with the mountain of paperwork that can be required during this process. Most people simply don’t have the time to sit there and read all of the fine print and others actually […]