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What is a Freight Broker?

freight brokerA freight broker can refer to any person who sells transportation without actually providing this transportation. This individual usually acts as a liaison between an authorized transporter and an individual or business that requires some type of shipping service. It is the job of the freight broker to match those who are looking for transportation with the service provider who is able to provide the best solution to their needs. Even though this broker doesn’t actually provide and transportation directly they are still viewed as having an important role in the movement of cargo.

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What does a dishonest broker do to rip you off?

If you invest money using a broker you may be taking a risk. Not all of these people will be working in your interest, and if you can’t spot when you’re been taking for a ride you could lose a lot of money. It is important to make clear that the dishonest broker is the exception rather than the rule, but there is no doubt that these ruthless individuals exist. The good news is that there are things that we can look out for so that can help us prevent being victim to this type of scam.

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How to Decide if Your Stock Broker is Worth Their Commission

When you choose a stock broker to manage your investments you are taking a risk. This person is usually getting a commission on the basis that they make you money, but there can also be other fees as well. If the stock broker doesn’t really know what they are doing though, they could be losing your money instead of adding to it. There are things you can do to establish if your stock broker actually is all you want them to be.

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What Is an Investment Broker and Do You Need One?

You may already be aware of the job title ‘investment broker’ but you could be wondering as to what these people do. You might also like to know if there is anything that these people offer that could be advantageous to you; could they help make you money? There is a common misconception that investment brokers are only the concern of the big investor but this is in fact far from the case.

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