Category: Other investment-related information

Give Where You Live | February 20 & 21 2019

In this week’s installment of our ongoing video series, we take a break from investment news and information to focus on local charity. As many people might know the Community Foundation in Collier County hosts a 24-hour program called “Give Where You Live” in which you can give money to a variety of charities and have your donation, up to a certain limit, matched. Find out more here:

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CPAs Selling Insurance Products | What To Be Wary Of

When a CPA approaches you asking for investments in insurance products be sure you are entirely aware of what you are getting yourself into. Insurance is a fantastic idea; however, Insurance companies find ways to motivate independent brokers to sell their policies. When this practice is combined with a CPAs position of trust it can have very dangerous results. Find out more here:  

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Why the Collapse of Option Sellers is Troubling and Tragic but Unsurprising

The business run by James Cordier and his colleagues (Option Sellers) was full of red flags from our perspective as Investor Rights Attorneys: Investing in energy options within self-directed IRAs; purportedly “conservative” strategies with high returns that involved leveraged energy option investing; a sales pitch that required high minimums to invest, along with a theme that investing with Option Sellers would make you “one of the elite”; and accounts apparently […]

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Investing In Timeshares | Industry Reform Has NOT Cured Problems

In our ongoing weekly video series, Chris Vernon goes over timeshares and what options are available to an unhappy investor and why they should always be wary of false guarantees. Over the many years of Vernon Litigation Group we have helped several investors leave their unwanted timeshares and we wanted to give some information and a few warnings to any potential investors out there looking for their own way out. […]

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