Hello,About a year ago I seeked help from a Financial Advisor. A friend recommended Ameriprise to me and now part of my assets are under this guys control. http://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/abraham.x.martinez/The reason I went with this approach is so that I can focus on other things in life but after a year of working with them the following things bug me:- $1200 yearly fee- $1,25% in fees for money under their control- $1.15% fees for funds (apparently front load fees are not paid for by me)- Constant pushing of Ameriprise products (Life Insurance, Disability Insurance)- Request to sell pretty much all my stocks that I have with Scottrade and move over to Ameriprise- Even if I would go with all the products they push... there is no package deal. It just all becomes more expensive.- I get advice on how to allocate my 401(k) and 529 plan - but I never get a full financial picture on how my entire financial situation is doing. Only for the part of the money that is under their management.I need an approach that will allow me to not spend to much time thinking about my investments. I don't want to pick any individual stocks anymore (I tried Hidden Gems). And I don't want to get ripped of - which seems almost impossible with Financial Products.Is Scottrade and a good asset location of Vanguard Index/Dividend Funds/Bond and REITS my best option here?Thanks for any help or advice,C
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