Trading Floor

The Trading Floor features comments, feedback and insight submitted by Marketplace sources. Help advise us about stories we’re working on, discuss the news of the day, and share your insight by joining the Public Insight Network.

FEATURED QUERY: Do you rely on tips for a living? Tell us more

RSS

August 2010 Archives

  • What's the worst piece of financial advice you've ever gotten?

    Query
    • Posted by Alison Brody
    • on August 17, 2010 12:17 PM

    When it comes to financial advice, Marketplace Money is usually in the business of highlighting the good stuff. This week, however, we’re after the bad. We want to hear the absolute worst, most awful pieces of financial advice you’ve ever gotten.

    Tell us here.

    Maybe your uncle Larry convinced you to invest in a company that went bust, or perhaps it was a financial professional that led you astray. In this case, I’m sure reality is better than anything we can come up with, so click here to tell us your story.

    And, who knows, your tale of woe may save someone else from falling into the same trap.

Inform the news

Overheard on the Trading Floor