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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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