Category: Cover Your Assets

What Stock Market Volatility Means for Main Street Investors

The volatile stock market and what that means (and doesn’t mean) for Main Street investors, on this week’s broadcast of Cover Your Assets with Attorney David Meyer.

The Stock Market Goes Up and Down, but Investment Fraud is Always Lurking

Stockbroker malpractice occurs whether the stock market is up, down, or sideways.

5 Steps to Spot an Investment Scam and The Process of Hiring a Securities Attorney

David Meyer discusses the 5 steps to spot an investment scam, and much more, in this radio broadcast of “Cover Your Assets.”

Woodbridge Mortgage Funds and the Importance of Reviewing Elderly Relatives’ Investments

On this edition of “Cover Your Assets”, attorney David Meyer discusses breaking news about potential individual investor claims relating to Woodbridge Group and its Woodbridge Mortgage Funds. He also discusses the importance of using time with family over the holidays to review the investments of elderly parents and family members. Related Posts: What Richard Cordray… read more

What Richard Cordray Leaving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Means for You

On the latest broadcast of “Cover Your Assets”, David Meyer covers Richard Cordray’s departure from the CFPB, variable annuity sales abuses, forged documents in elderly clients’ investments accounts, and more. Related Posts: Does the Bull Market Cover Up Stockbroker Misconduct? Congress Votes in the Middle of the Night to Give Big Banks Immunity from Lawsuits… read more

Does the Bull Market Cover Up Stockbroker Misconduct?

Much like the camouflage a high tide offers, investors’ damages resulting from stockbroker misconduct are often camouflaged during a bull market. Related Posts: Congress Votes in the Middle of the Night to Give Big Banks Immunity from Lawsuits An Aging Population and the Dangers of Elder Financial Abuse How Hedge Funds are Ripping off Public… read more

Congress Votes in the Middle of the Night to Give Big Banks Immunity from Lawsuits

The Senate voted 51-50 on Tuesday, October 24 to repeal a rule put in place by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that banned mandatory arbitration clauses in certain financial contracts. All 48 Democrats, along with Republicans Lindsey Graham and John Kennedy, voted against the resolution. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote late… read more

An Aging Population and the Dangers of Elder Financial Abuse

Our population here in the United States is growing older – about 10,000 people turn 65 every year, and the fastest growing segment of our population is 65 or older. These people, and their families, need to remain ever-vigilant in order to protect themselves from elder abuse. Related Posts: How Hedge Funds are Ripping off… read more

How Hedge Funds are Ripping off Public Workers Relying on Pension Funds

Attorney David Meyer discusses how public workers who rely on state pension funds for their retirement are getting ripped off by hedge funds. Related Posts: The Cost of Investment Fraud Retirement Savings, the Great Recession, Hedge Funds and “The Big Short” New Fiduciary Rule Protection

Retirement Savings, the Great Recession, Hedge Funds and “The Big Short”

Attorney David Meyer discusses the 2015 Oscar Award-winning movie “The Big Short” and explains how it can help people better understand the ways Wall Street cheats Main Street. Related Posts: The Cost of Investment Fraud Ponzi Scheme Fraudsters Drawn to Virtual Currencies Morgan Stanley Sanctioned for Failure to Supervise Sales of Unit Investment Trusts