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March 2010



The Wall Street Compensation Canard Revealed

March 24, 2010 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: BAC , C , MS

If you're upset about bailed-out banks paying big bonuses, you'll love this bit from a New York Times article:



Ask the Expert Your Burning Financial-Planning Questions

March 17, 2010 – Comments (0)

Have any questions for Certified Financial Planner Sheryl Garrett, founder of the Garrett Planning Network ( and named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "12 People Changing Your Retirement"? If so, she'll be part of a live chat today, March 17, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Just click here:   [more]



Why Your Taxes Will Go Up

March 05, 2010 – Comments (2)

We all know that the government promises too much and puts it on our collective credit card, which will ultimately result in higher taxes. But it's helpful (and disheartening) to see the numbers. Burce Bartlett provides some math for thought in his article "How Much Does the National Debt Matter?"  [more]



Hire a financial planner at a 10% discount

March 02, 2010 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BAC , C , MS

Here's something you may be surprised to hear: The brokers who work at the big-name, "full-service" brokerages -- you know, the suits you see behind the faux-oak desks of such places as Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch -- are not legally obligated to put your interests first. It's explained in a recent Wall Street Journal article by Jason Zweig:    [more]



Bank of America is worse than a loan shark

March 01, 2010 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: BAC , C , JPM

 The Daily Show on new credit card laws, a Bank of America whistleblower, and a loan shark who thinks credit card companies are scum. (Warning: Some sexual inuendo, a violent scene from "Goodfellas," and Jon Stewart mentions genitalia.)    [more]

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