Money Monster is a scary film. No, the feature is not a horror project. The movie is a comedy, but the subject matter has a serious edge to it. Under the broad laughs, the plot plays to the anxieties many people feel about the financial world. The narrative focuses on a “Wall Street guru” taken hostage by a client who lost all his money due to following the guru’s advice.
Brad Reifler is a very successful financial expert. He uses the film as a device to warn people about how they put their money to work. (XRepublic has all the details) Reifler does not want to scare anyone into staying out the financial world. People do need to invest their money. Reifler just wants them to do so in an effective manner and not lose money unnecessarily.
In the article, Reifler warns investors about some of the troubles they may run into when wishing to invest their money. He tells them to be mindful of high fees and stock market risk. Reifler also wants the average investor to realize their options are limited since net worth keeps them out of certain vehicles.
Reifler positively does know what he is talking about. At present, Reifler is the CEO of Forefront capital, a company he founded in May of 2009. Previously, he founded Pali Capital.
Brad Reifler’s formal education comes in the form of a degree from Bowdoin College according to Wikipedia. Before founding his own businesses, he served as a trader and also was a director of a securities company. Today, he shares his knowledge through informative articles written to help new investors.