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Alan Levine

Do Investment Advisors Have Your Best Interests In Mind? They Don’t Have To

The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Duty Rule aims to protect families from conflicts of interest by requiring advisors to act in the best interest of customers. Sounds pretty common sense. But it’s now in jeopardy as President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order directing the Department to take the first step toward changing or eliminating the rule, before it even formally takes effect. [More]

If the money had been attached to an adorable dog, would you have turned it into the bank? (photo: Dan Century)

Woman Finds $1,000 At Bank Drive-Thru, Doesn’t Give Into Temptation

You pull up to the bank drive-thru to make a deposit, only to find a stack of cash sitting on the ground next to the drop slot. Some may be tempted to blow that money on… well, honestly $1,000 doesn’t go very far, but it’s still free cash, right? Not so, says one good samaritan from Georgia. [More]

Teen Lifeguard Saves Child From Drowning & Gets Thanked With A $2,600 Hospital Bill

Teen Lifeguard Saves Child From Drowning & Gets Thanked With A $2,600 Hospital Bill

Lifeguard training can only take one so far — which is why after pulling a drowning child from the ocean at an Oregon beach, a teen guard thought it would be standard procedure to head to the hospital in an ambulance to have him checked out by medical professionals. Even after receiving bills totaling around $2,600 for that trip, he says he has no regrets.

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