The Dirty Little Secrets of Money by Norb Vonnegut

The Dirty Little Secrets of Money


In The Dirty Little Secrets of Money, Norb Vonnegut teaches readers how to invest wisely and safeguard their money from financial predators whether they hail from Wall Street, the annuity-industrial complex, Silicon Valley, the dark web, radio and television airwaves, or between the sheets of the readers’ own beds.

Keep hard-earned money safe for your family by embracing the five precepts in this defensive handbook, a must-read for new and seasoned investors alike. PRE-ORDER on Amazon.


The Greatest Stock Story Ever Told


Spoiler alert: The villains in my novels all come from Yale. But my column in today’s WSJ is non-fiction…and it sure was fun to hear these wealth-management stories from Joe McNay, a great guy and non-villain from Yale’s class of 1956. Among other things, he describes what it was like to manage money for Bill and Hillary Clinton…

phone scam

Audio Recording of Elder Fraud


Wonder how elder fraud starts? Yesterday and again today, the “IRS” left a dire message on our home phone, threatening to arrest us. The caller warned : “Now, if you don’t return the call, then the only thing that I can do is…wish you good luck.”

FINRA Arbitration

Should Fiduciary Advisers Swear Off Mandatory Arbitration?


The vibe is celebratory. There are coffee, doughnuts and croissants on the side table, smiles all around the conference room. On behalf of your team, which could be inside a brokerage firm or a registered investment adviser, you push paperwork across the table to open an advisory account. Smiling, your soon-to-be client pulls out a pen and scans one of the forms. But he hesitates, and his brow furrows…

"Glittery thrillers about fiscal malfeasance... his own improbably sexy genre."
~ Janet Maslin, The New York Times