OPEN CALL for Guest Bloggers for the Blog

January 7, 2019

OPEN CALL For BrokeAndBroker.Com Blog Contributors

The Mechanical Stuff

If you would like to pitch a Guest Blog for the Blog, please send a brief outline of the proposed article to I don't open attached files from unknown senders, so make sure that your pitch is in the text portion of the email. There is no compensation offered; however, I am happy to include in any article your direct contact information and professional biography.

Big Tent

I welcome all views and perspectives, even when they erroneously conflict with mine. Please do not send me puff or marketing pieces. I want regulatory/legal/compliance commentary on important cases and developing issues. Also, I am seeking thoughtful observations about investing and market trends. Customer advocates and unrepentant industry apologists are all welcome.  

Sample Guest Blogs

How many words? What's the preferred formatting? For guidance, see the Guest Blogs archive at

If you've got the writer's itch, scratch it at the Blog. Send submissions to:

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