There are different types of attorney fee arrangements, including, but not limited to, pro bono, contingency fees, \ retainer fees, statutory fees, and flat fees.
Annuity death benefits are not guaranteed. It depends on how the annuity’s payout phase is structured. From a tax perspective, annuities might not be the best option for your beneficiaries.
Investors can pursue fraud, suitability and negligence cases through FINRA against their financial advisors.
Investors in mutual funds should be aware of common fraudulent practices, including annuity switching.
Annuities are complex, high commission products that are not right for every investor.
Victims of securities fraud may be able to pursue civil damages, interest and attorneys’ fees.
Investors who do not qualify as accredited investors may be able to sue to recover their losses.
The Securities and Exchange Commission maintains free resources for victims of securities fraud.
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