Published by HoumaToday.com By Dan Copp Posted Jan 31, 2019 at 9:35 PMUpdated Jan 31, 2019 at 9:35 PM --- A local businessman and former vice president of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission was arrested today after stealing nearly $1 million from his clients, authorities said. Kristian “Kris” Gaudet, 45, of Cut Off, is charged with two counts of felony theft, the...

Published by CNBC By Sarah O'Brien Published 9:59 AM ET Thu, 21 Feb 2019 --- Each year, an estimated 50 percent of people are victims of financial foul play, and 16.5 percent say it's in the form of investment fraud. Not all cases that come before regulators involve large amounts, and...

Published by The Wall Street Joural By Leslie Scism Updated Sept. 19, 2018 10:54 a.m. ET --- A long decline in interest rates caused premiums to soar when they were supposed to stay level   A popular insurance product of the 1980s and 1990s has come back to bite many older Americans. Universal...

Published by Insurance news net By Jordan Smith Jan 7, 2019 --- Commentary Traditional, nonguaranteed universal life insurance (often described in the insurance industry as current assumption UL) has been subjected to rather brutal criticism over the past few years. It most recently came into the news in a September Wall Street...

Published by Tampa Bay Business Journal By Crystal Owens Dec 6, 2018, 2:56pm EST --- Clients of the Tampa investment firm OptionSellers.com who lost millions earlier this month in a short call position on natural gas owe at least $35 million to the broker-dealer firm that executed the single trade. INTL...