Posted by on Dec 30, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured |

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Dec. 17, 2019 | 6:41 pm ET

By Jason Zweig and Andrea Fuller

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. on Tuesday announced new measures to tighten its oversight of more than 85,000 stockbrokers, insurance agents and other financial advisers.

The action followed a Wall Street Journal article that found that thousands of advisers with the coveted Certified Financial Planner designation listed in the group’s public directory as having clean records had histories of customer complaints, bankruptcies, regulatory problems or criminal records….


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Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money

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