Who Can You Trust With Your Money?
- Publish Date: 2010-02-28
- Binding: Paperback
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Bonnie Kirchner is perhaps the only person in America who is qualified enough to write this book. She has the experience, the firsthand knowledge, and the credibility to help you find a personal financial advisor you can trust. In ways no other author could, she helps you navigate the oftentimes treacherous world of personal financial advice and helps you learn how to find someone you can trust with your money, your financial plan, and your lifes goals.
Robert Powell, Editor, Retirement Weekly; Retirement Columnist, MarketWatch.com/retirement
This book is a must read for those consumers thinking about hiring a financial advisor and for those who have one already. Bonnie shares her personal story so that you can be protected from the scammers and the thieves that seem to lurk in the shadows. 99% of financial advisors are the good guys that wear the white hats and really want to help their clients succeed. Bonnie can help you sift through the masses to weed out that bad seed.
Dee Lee, CFP, Harvard Financial Educators and Personal Finance Editor, WBZ radioCBS affiliate, Boston
The two biggest risks to your financial well-being are not the markets and the economy; they are fraud and bad advice. The author shares her personal story of how this can happen even with those we trust the most. More importantly, she gives you the knowledge of what financial planning is all about and then how to steer clear of potential fraud or just plain bad advisors!
Dave Caruso, CFP, Chairman and CEO, Coastal Capital Group
Is Your Financial Advisor Stealing From You?
If it could happen to Bernie Madoffs clients, it could happen to you. Make sure it doesnt. Bonnie Kirchner reveals the hidden signs that could mean youre getting ripped offand what to do about it if you are. Youll also learn how to identify a truly reputable advisor and build a relationship that gives you your moneys worth. Nobodys more qualified than Kirchner to write this book. Shes a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional who was one of New Englands leading TV personal finance reporters. And, as the unwitting victim of her ex-husband, notorious Ponzi schemer Brad Bleidt, she found her own life ripped apart by one of the nations biggest financial scandals. Since divorcing Bleidt, shes devoted herself to understanding exactly how financial scammers operate. This book shares everything she learned the hard wayso you wont have to!
Choose a capable advisor you can trust
Ask the right questions; check the right details
Build a successful relationship with your advisor
Recognize minor discrepancies that may mean something is very wrong
Protect yourself if you learn you are being ripped off