In conversations with clients, friends and from our own personal experience, the scammers are continuing the email phishing scams along with moving to the telephone and calling us directly. If you are ever contacted and threatened to be arrested or jailed or an attempt at exploitation is made, just hang up!
~ TEN YEARS LATER ~
Forgive me for the drama – but as an financial advisor, I recallSept, 2008 very clearly and during that time and the following year we were in a period few investors and advisors ever experience. It was, in a single word, terrifying. Now, 10 years later, it’s additional proof. Proof markets recover, proof that faith in the market is appropriate.
Our Federal government is intentionally going into debt another $9M to fund programs they felt important enough to borrow for. The US has blown through a number of so called debt ceilings over the last few years.