By James E. Wilson via Iris.xyz

Are you still using a stockbroker or insurance salesman, (yea, I know…wealth manager)?

Here are seven things you’ll never hear them say:

  1. “Do you know that you can invest in the the same funds outside of the variable annuity at a much lower cost?”
  2. “Despite the Financial Consultant or Wealth Manager title, I still don’t have to act in your best interest.”
  3. “The B shares you just bought don’t have an initial front end sales charge, but the high annual expenses and back-end commissions will make up for that.”
  4. “Sure, our firm employs a couple hundred analysts, but their actual track record at picking stocks is less than the overall market.”

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