Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig |  May 4, 2018 11:34 am ET


If you want to travel to beautiful resorts for free, become a financial adviser.

Later this month, three dozen advisers will spend three days at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Marina del Rey, Calif., all expenses paid. Next month, about 75 wealth managers will spend four days and three nights in Mexico City, staying at the Four Seasons Hotel and dining at lavish restaurants like Cipriani and Nobu. The advisers won’t have to pay for their airfare, hotel, meals or entertainment.


To read the rest of the column: 

The Wall Street Journal




For further reading:


Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor




Zachariah Sharek, Robert E. Schoen, and George Loewenstein, “Bias in the Evaluation of Conflict of Interest Policies

Sunita Sah and George Loewenstein, “Nothing to Declare: Mandatory and Voluntary Disclosure Leads Advisors to Avoid Conflicts of Interest


On Fiduciary Duty

The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser

The Special Trick To Find the Right Financial Adviser