Chapter 21. Getting Help When You Need It
In This Chapter
Finding someone to help you with your investments
The right questions to ask before you hire a financial adviser
Knowing who to stay away from
Monitoring the actions of your financial adviser
Probably the worst thing someone who knows nothing about his personal finances can do is go out and hire a financial adviser, assuming she’ll take care of everything and he’ll never have to think about his finances again. On the surface, it sounds like it would be a good idea. The problem with hiring a financial adviser when you have no knowledge of your own finances is that you’re placing a lot of trust, and some of your most valuable assets, in the hands of a person you may know nothing about. We’ve all ...