The Retirement Gamble

We have been a broken record over the last several years calling for low cost as opposed to high cost and surrender penalties (“contingent deferred sales charges”); fee-only as opposed to fee-based, loads and commissions; complete transparency as opposed to hidden fees, costs and expenses; passive index investments as opposed to active; highly-educated advisers as opposed to brokers calling themselves retirement planners or money managers; and truly objective and independent advice without conflicts of interest under fiduciary standards as opposed to mere suitability standards of brokers.  April 2013, PBS Frontline explores just how bad the situation has become in their award-winning series "The Retirement Gamble". Read more.