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Posted 9 months ago in Consumer Law Your Money & The Law by Janet Raasch  
You Can Sue Your Financial Adviser for Bad Investments

With the increasing popularity of 401(k) plans and IRAs, many more of us have become investors — often without any background at all in finance. People owning such accounts must now decide how and where their contributions to these accounts are allocated. To make better decisions, many of us are seeking the advice of financial advisers. Just like doctors and lawyers, these professionals are required to adhere closely to standards of professional conduct. When the actions (or inactions) of a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Estate Planning Taxation by Michele Bowman  
Experts to $580M Powerball Winners: “Shut Up”

It’s a dream come true for at least two Americans: on Nov. 29, lottery officials announced that two tickets – one in Arizona and one in Missouri – matched the winning numbers drawn in the Nov. 28 massive Powerball lottery, which is worth almost $580 million. The Missouri winning ticket-holders will be revealed on Nov. 30. While we wait for the lucky Arizona winners to come forward (and continue to read all the news stories interviewing ticket purchasers about what …

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Posted 2 years ago in Bankruptcy by Richard Dahl  
Jamal Lewis the Latest Pro Athlete to File for Bankruptcy

Former National Football League star running back Jamal Lewis, 32, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Georgia, saying that he can’t pay $10.6 million in debts. Lewis broke into the league with a splash in 2003, running for 295 yards in the Baltimore Ravens’ home opener in the stadium that had just been rechristened M&T Bank Stadium for the company that had bought the naming rights. Today, though, M&T Bank is one of the creditors listed in Lewis’ court documents …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Jeffrey Landers  
Six Must-Do Financial Steps for Women Preparing for Divorce

Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™ is a Divorce Financial Strategist™ and the founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors, LLC, a firm which exclusively advises affluent women throughout the United States before, during and after divorce.  He assists women and their divorce attorneys with deciding on the most advantageous way to divide marital assets and enable them to negotiate more favorable settlements, especially when there are complicated financial and tax issues. He also writes for Forbes.com and the Huffington Post. For further information, …

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