You’re in the midst of a bear market and your bank is having trouble making payments on your mortgage.
Or your spouse has left the family home, or you have a sick child.
It’s probably something your bank or credit card company needs to get your attention.
Or you’re looking for a new bank.
If it’s your own financial advisor, he or she might be the one to recommend you.
But there’s no telling what your financial adviser is up to on the job.
Here are the questions you should be asking: Is the information you’re seeking accurate?
Is the financial information accurate?
Are you able to verify the information?
Are the results in your favor?
If you’re still struggling with the idea that financial advisers are out of touch with the realities of everyday life, this might be your opportunity.
You can use this information to build your own network, learn how to identify bad financial advisers, and make the right financial decisions.
For example, you can get an idea of the types of advisers you need to choose from, and learn what they are offering.
You’ll also want to be clear about who your financial advisor is and what they’re worth.
A financial adviser may not be a bad person, but he or her should be aware of what they’ve done and who their clients are.
The more you know about a financial adviser, the better you can trust their advice.
This article is from the April 2016 issue of Wired magazine.