Chicago -- What brokers and most advisers promise is built on a solid lie: That you can consistently beat the market. After you pay for their commissions, egregious fees, market timing errors and incompetency, you don’t stand a chance.
Worse yet, with President Trump's cabinet loaded with ex-Wall Streeters, who have declared war on financial reforms and a "best interest" rule to protect your retirement savings, Main Street investors are once again in the crosshairs.
Wall Street doesn’t have your back – it never did -- but it still desperately wants your money. Lawyer Andrew Stoltmann and journalist John Wasik wrote this book to show investors how to protect themselves and their money – and fight back when you’re wronged.
This book will tell you how you can beat Wall Street. Andrew will share some of the secrets of his hundreds of victories against crooked brokers, greedy agents and shifty financial advisers.
The book will expose brokers' most vile scams and how victims won back their hard-earned money. The authors also present dozens of ways of beating brokers to save more money for retirement and other financial goals.
To date, Andrew has represented more than 1,000 individuals in lawsuits and securities arbitration actions against brokerage firms like Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Raymond James, Linsco, Prudential, Baird, Edward Jones, Ameriprise, Smith Barney, Wells Fargo and has tried approximately 80 cases. In addition to his law practice...
John is the award-winning author of 16 books and contributes to The New York Times, Forbes, Morningstar.com and CBS Moneywatch. He's also been a columnist for Reuters and Bloomberg and has commented and spoke on financial topics from Japan to Israel. His Forbes.com blog "Bamboozlement" focuses on investor protection issues.