Coming out on a Monday as it did, you may have missed this little bombshell of a Financial Advisor piece authored by “The New Retirementality” author Mitch Anthony: “Harsh Lessons in Modern Con Art.” In it, Mitch shared how he – and his mother! – were conned out of $1 million by an unscrupulous real estate wheeler-dealer.
I don’t think Mitch will mind if I share his opening and a few other key excerpts:
“As I sit down to write this article, I know it will likely be the most difficult composition of my writing career—difficult because it dredges up a miasma of regret, embarrassment, sadness and anger like nothing else I’ve experienced in life. I was conned out of almost a million dollars.”
Normally, when I seek legal counsel for anything, and I compare the hourly rate to my own, my first thought is, I am so in the wrong profession. In my next life, I intend to be an intellectual property attorney. Seriously, that’s how far gone I am; I think that sounds fascinating.
But back to Fred and his extended series, “Interesting Angles on the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule.” These are excellent legal opinions on a matter that either already is or is going to be of critical importance to you and your firm … and it’s FREE.