The Commissioner of Securities and Insurance of the Montana State Auditor’s Office today announced it will waive the initial set-up and annual system fees paid by investment adviser firms (IAs) and investment representatives (IARs) to maintain the Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD) system.
Hot on the heals of a northeastern Montana consumer education tour, Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen reminds investors to take stock of their financial education and arm themselves with the knowledge to sidestep this year’s Top Ten Investor Traps.
Today, the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance and ACN, Inc., a direct seller of telecommunications services, announced their resolution of an action alleging that the company was operating in violation of the Montana Securities Act.
Promises of high profits, low risks, and guaranteed returns may sound too good to resist to cash-strapped investors in a recovering economy, but Montanans struggling to avoid getting scammed don’t have to go it alone. Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen is hitting the road next week to help Montanans avoid investment and insurance traps and protect their hard earned money.
Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen announced today that her office has shut down an alleged Ponzi scheme operated by a Kalispell man who allegedly bilked investors out of at least $1.5 million, including some of his own friends.
Lindeen today released the following statement regarding health insurance reform, stating it is the most important political reform we can deliver to the people of Montana.
Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Monica Lindeen, today ordered a Great Falls company and its national affiliate to stop advertising and offering high-yield CDs in Montana that do not exist.
In the wake of recent thunderstorms that pounded Butte-Silver Bow Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen offered advice for consumers who suffered losses or damage due to the storm. Yesterday’s hail storms brought strong wind and hail up to two inches in diameter in some places.
Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen says JP Morgan Chase & Co. will return more than $1.8 million to Montana investors.
Wildfires, thunderstorms, and hail can strike anywhere in Montana this time of year. That’s why now is a good time for Montana homeowners and renters to prepare their property, make sure their insurance needs are in order, and determine the steps they will need to take after a disaster strikes.