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Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Investor Fraud

Richard Del Monte’s Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Investor Fraud Richard Del Monte’s Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Investor Fraud.  Richard joined “The Four” on 2 for the KTVU Fox 2 “Money Monday” segment and tells viewers how to protect themselves from investment fraud in the wake of the new Bernie Madoff made-for-TV movie.

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The Nightmarish Month of January 2016

Well, the nightmarish month of January is finally over.  What a month it was, with the stock markets reeling because of concerns about China’s economic growth rates and falling oil prices.  Fortunately, stocks ended the month with a big recovery surge, with the Dow climbing over 1,000 points from the intra-day low touched on January […]

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Anxiety

On Sunday evening, January 3, most of us went to bed happy and content after a great holiday season spent with our families and loved ones. The next morning, we woke up to a firestorm in the financial markets. China’s stock markets had plunged 7% and were promptly shut down as a result. Almost instantly, […]

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Market Update – Fourth Quarter 2015

2015 was a year to forget for most investors. It was tough to make money anywhere. Stocks went essentially nowhere, bonds disappointed as well, and commodity prices continued to decline. In fact, a recent article in CNBC said 2015 was the worst year to make money in the last 87 years, because just about every […]

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Catch Richard Del Monte on KTVU ‘s Money Monday from Jan 12, 2016! He discussed the upcoming Social Security rule changes and the impact of the “file and suspend” option. Find out what you can do to earn more money and take action by April 2016.

Catch Richard Del Monte on KTVU ‘s Money Monday from Jan 12, 2016! He discussed the upcoming Social Security rule changes and the impact of the “file and suspend” option. Find out what you can do to earn more money and take action by April 2016.

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