The North American Securities Securities Administrators Administration has issued an ALERT on these so -called “ Free lunch “ seminars.
State securities regulators warn senior investors to be aware that a combination of “free lunch” seminars, misleading professional “senior specialist” designations, and abusive sales practices can create a perfect storm for investment fraud. Remember: there’s no such thing as a free lunch.
Here are some recent seminar titles our readers have told us about :
Invest like the millionaires -exploit low interest rates- borrow to invest
Opportunities in Equity Crowdfunding- Find the next Apple
Using Home Equity to magnify returns
New hedge fund offers exceptional opportunity
New tax strategies to save you $$$
Why Segregated funds fit into your Portfolio
Exploring the Exempt Market
Market linked annuities perfect for retirees
Making superior returns in volatile markets
Fee based accounts offer piece of mind and cost savings
When commuting a pension makes sense
The venues and meal offerings are enticing.The invitations are beautiful - comparable to wedding invitations.