7 signs you’re taking money advice from the wrong people

If you’re taking money advice from the wrong people, you might be getting inaccurate information. If you’re following trends, not doing your own research, and not consulting a financial professional, you might be taking money advice from the wrong people. And, if you wouldn’t trust them as your financial planner, you might not want to be taking their advice. SmartAsset’s free tool can help you find a licensed financial professional to help you build wealth » If you’re taking money advice from the wrong people, it will probably be easy to tell. While there is a lot of good money advice out there, there’s an equal amount of bad money… Read More

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The most important question to ask a financial planner before working with them, according to a CFP who knows

Before you sign up to work with a financial planner, you’re allowed to ask questions — and you should. The first, most important question you can ask is: “Are you a fiduciary?” A fiduciary is someone who is legally and ethically bound to put your interests ahead of all others, including their own, and not all financial advisers are held to this standard. If a financial planner tells you they are a fiduciary, ask for that statement in writing. It’s very standard to ask, and if a planner won’t do it, that’s a red flag. Find a financial planner to help achieve your goals with SmartAsset’s free tool » Before… Read More

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Refuses To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry

Watch Video Energy Secretary Rick Perry has turned down House Democrats’ invitation to testify as a part of their ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In a statement released on Friday, an Energy Department spokesperson said, “The Secretary will not partake in a secret star chamber inquisition where agency counsel is forbidden to be present.” Perry had been asked to testify before three committees leading the impeachment investigation on Wednesday, after coming under scrutiny for his role in the Trump’s administrations dealings with Ukraine. The Washington Post reported in October that President Trump told House Republicans that Perry had requested that he make the July call to Ukraine’s president… Read More

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Digital Display Advertising 2019: Nine Trends to Know for This Year’s Media Plan

At Business Insider Intelligence, our mission is to bring you the most important insights, data and analysis from the digital world. So when we come across outstanding research from our partners that we think our audience can benefit from, we like to make sure you hear about it. That’s why we’re giving you a preview of one of eMarketer’s most popular reports: Digital Display Advertising 2019: Nine Trends to Know for This Year’s Media Plan. You can download the full report here. Major changes are afoot for the digital marketing industry. Trends and influences prevalent in 2019 will continue to affect marketers in 2020 and beyond, leaving many with questions.… Read More

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