Finding a trusted advisor to partner with in managing your savings can be a daunting task, there are several attributes of that advisor and your relationship that should be taken into consideration. One of the most frustrating aspects of the search is the difficulty in determining the answer to the simple question “Will I be […]
You may have heard of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary rule that went into effect on Friday, June 9, 2017 and the confusion surrounding it. This rule requires that anyone who provides advice on retirement assets must abide by new impartial conduct standards. This includes all financial professionals, no matter what they may call […]
In our previous article, we discussed how President Donald Trump ordered the Department of Labor to review the investor protection rule, otherwise known as the fiduciary rule. The review was to determine if the rule would cause any likely harm to investors, including the price of advice, industry impacts and increased litigation. While many now […]
Trump Signs to Delay Fiduciary Rule. What does this mean for investors and investment professionals?
Blue Bell Private Wealth Management always has and always will be a fiduciary. On Friday afternoon February 3, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to delay, with the expectation to revoke, the passing of the fiduciary rule that was set to go in effect in April 2017. How would the fiduciary rule affect […]
• Is your advisor prioritizing you? • Are you working with a fiduciary? • Are you working with an advisor that receives compensation for selling financial products? • What is the difference between a broker, a fee-based advisor, and a fee-only advisor? Broker – Paid commissions for each order placed for securities executed on […]