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In 2015, to prepare for predicted rising interest rates, investors sold stocks that have high dividend yields under the expectation that they soon would be able to buy bonds that have similar yields but less risk—however, interest rates didn’t rise.

Financial adviser changes firms; now what?

Regulators backed down from a plan to enhance disclosures when a financial adviser switches companies. That means that the burden will be on you to ask the right questions if your financial adviser tries to persuade you to switch with him/her.

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