Fiduciary Standard: Moving the Ball Forward

Over the last several weeks there has been a growing conversation in blogs, columns and other venues about Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards' fiduciary standard -- when and to whom it applies and whether it is sufficiently comprehensive to benefit the public. On one blog, Scholarly Financial Planner, Ron Rhoades, CFP, challenged the CFP Board to “move the profession forward” by requiring that “those who hold themselves out as CFP certificants [be] held to fiduciary status at all times.”

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Comments (2)
With appreciation to Kevin Keller for his views, I reply.
Posted by Ron R | Thursday, November 01 2012 at 9:56PM ET
I am in full agreement with Ron Rhoades that a CFP should act as and be held to the Fiduciary Standard at all times. This, in my opinion, is the only way to safeguard the investing public. I commend Undersecretary Borzi for her dilligent efforts to institute the Fiduciary Standard for all in our in our industry.
Thpmas F.
Posted by Thomas F | Thursday, November 14 2013 at 11:37AM ET
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