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November 07, 2016

Who Can Be Trusted With Your Retirement?

By Casey Dowd and Lisa Bleier

 Harder to Save for Retirement 294x218The following Q&A with Casey Dowd was originally published on FOXBusiness.com on November 6, 2016. 

For senior investors, a financial advisor should be the key to detecting suspicious activity on money accounts, such as overly aggressive investments or unusual asset movements. Investment fraud targeting unsuspecting seniors can wreak havoc on a retirement nest egg.

SIFMA recently partnered with FINRA, hosting a Senior Investor Protection Conference that focused on strategies and solutions to help financial advisors strengthen their roles as the first line of defense against threats to their senior clients.

Lisa Bleier, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, SIFMA, discussed with FOXBusiness.com what both advisors and investors should know when it comes to protecting retirement funds.

Boomer: What red flags should financial advisors look for that can signal when seniors are becoming the victims of investment fraud?

Read the full article here at www.foxbusiness.com.

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Who Can Be Trusted With Your Retirement?

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By Casey Dowd and Lisa Bleier

 Harder to Save for Retirement 294x218The following Q&A with Casey Dowd was originally published on FOXBusiness.com on November 6, 2016. 

For senior investors, a financial advisor should be the key to detecting suspicious activity on money accounts, such as overly aggressive investments or unusual asset movements. Investment fraud targeting unsuspecting seniors can wreak havoc on a retirement nest egg.

SIFMA recently partnered with FINRA, hosting a Senior Investor Protection Conference that focused on strategies and solutions to help financial advisors strengthen their roles as the first line of defense against threats to their senior clients.

Lisa Bleier, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, SIFMA, discussed with FOXBusiness.com what both advisors and investors should know when it comes to protecting retirement funds.

Boomer: What red flags should financial advisors look for that can signal when seniors are becoming the victims of investment fraud?

Read the full article here at www.foxbusiness.com.

Posted by Laurie Moore at 11/07/2016 10:52:08 AM | 


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