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What is the skinny @ Wells Fargo Advisors? Commented on: 3 years ago (March 4, 2013)

I've heard that some people have issues with the minimum monthly goals, especially in the beginning, and that falling behind for just one month really hurts because your draw will take it out of...

Thinking of leaving Jones, any advice? Commented on: 3 years ago (February 1, 2013)

Avoid W&R like the plague. WFA has a low payout.

Life after PMD? Commented on: 3 years ago (February 1, 2013)

A lot of individuals from the ML PMD program go to the Merrill Edge Bank FA program... the gig is pretty nice if you can't cut it on a commission schedule... 60k base salary and it's easy to hit...

Move to Wells Bank from Wire? Commented on: 3 years ago (January 16, 2013)

Usually most people go from being a bank FA, and gathering assets there, to a wirehouse and receiving the higher payout on an established book... not the other way around.

I'm currently in...

Merrill Edge/Bofa Call Center Fees Commented on: 3 years ago (January 15, 2013)

Pretty much just A shares.

They need special exemptions for the no-loads from their supervisors.

Fixed Income Funds with Positive Correlation to Stocks Commented on: 4 years ago (May 30, 2012)

Right now the main risk facing government bonds (FT Global is primarily a govt bond fund) isn't interest rate risk but political risk (and subsequently default risk).  As the stock market...

Municipal Bonds Being Taxed?!? Commented on: 4 years ago (May 30, 2012)

It's in the constitution that the federal government cannot tax the states (or issues of the states).  i seriously doubt that the law will pass...

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