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Investor Alert: Private Placement and “Alternative Investment” Fraud Abounds

As conservative and retired investors continue to seek safe income producing investments in this low interest rate environment, various Wealth Management and Financial Planning firms have ramped up marketing and sales of complex, commission rich and risky “Alternative Investments“. Securities … Continue reading

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Tenant In Common (“TIC”)/1031 Exchange and Real Estate Private Placement Losses

As reported by thesecuritiesfraudlawyers.com The current economic recession has revealed a new wave of fraudulent and unlawful real estate investments and transactions that were designed to mislead investors and line the pockets of investment promoters.  Miller & Molive has independently … Continue reading

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“BIG NAMES ARE COMING”

I am pleased to announce that my law firm has partnered with the Sacramento Speakers Series.    The Sacramento Speakers Series, now in its 8th year, is designed to bring intellectual thought and dialogue to our local community. Sacramento Speakers Series … Continue reading

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FINRA Alert: Email Hack Attack? Be Sure to Notify Brokerage Firms & Other Financial Institutions

As reported by FINRA.org on January 30, 2012. Anyone who has experienced an email account intrusion or “hacking” knows how frustrating it can be to deal with the aftermath—from telling friends in milder cases that you didn’t send the flurry … Continue reading

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Weathering Tough Economic Times—12 Tips for 2012

As reported by FINRA on December 22, 2011: Tough economic times have taken a toll on many Americans over the last couple of years. But making sound financial decisions and saving for the future can help you weather financial storms. … Continue reading

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FINRA Alert: Make the Most of your Employer’s 401(k) Match

Why leave money on the table? As reported by FINRA.org on November 10, 2011. Would you turn down free money? Many employers match an employee’s 401(k) contributions up to a certain percent of salary. If you contribute less than your … Continue reading

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FINRA Alert: Public Non-Traded REITs – Perform a Careful Review Before Investing

As reported by FINRA.org Turbulence in the stock market and an extended period of low interest rates have contributed to investors seeking products offering attractive yields. One such product is the publicly registered non-exchange traded real estate investment trust (REIT) … Continue reading

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FINRA Alert: “Gold” Stocks – Some Investments Mine your Pocketbook

As reported by FINRA.org The price of gold bullion—which recently touched an all-time high—has sparked considerable interest in gold investing, not to mention aggressive marketing and advertising of gold investments, including gold stocks. And even a cursory Internet search will … Continue reading

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FINRA Alert: Chasing Returns in a Challenging Investment Environment

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener. As reported by FINRA.org. Investors currently find themselves in a difficult investing environment. Yields on fixed-income investments are at historically low levels, and stock returns have been quite volatile. What’s an investor to do? Some investors … Continue reading

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Early Retirement a Scary Health Option

As reported on Money.CNN.com on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by Parija Kavilanz. Employers are getting out of the retirement insurance business. This could be worrisome for American workers who want to retire, before hitting the Medicare-eligible age of 65. A … Continue reading

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