Updated Sunday, April 20, 2014 as of 9:47 AM ET
Independents Rising: Joe Russo Commentary
by: Joe Russo
Saturday, December 1, 2012

After my experience the past year as chairman of the Financial Services Institute, I have a message for our government's leaders in Washington: While the financial services industry as a whole has been tarred by Wall Street's brush, independent financial advisors are not the enemy - in fact, we are the invaluable solution. As American investors have made abundantly clear in recent years by embracing the independent advisory model, Main Street needs us, and we serve Main Street's best interests.

Get access to this article and thousands more...

All Financial Planning articles are archived after 7 days. REGISTER NOW for unlimited access to all recently archived articles, as well as thousands of searchable stories. Registered Members also gain access to exclusive industry white paper downloads, web seminars, blog discussions, the iPad App, CE Exams, and conference discounts. Qualified members may also choose to receive our free monthly magazine and any of our daily or weekly e-newsletters covering the latest breaking news, opinions from industry leaders, developing trends and growth strategies.

Already Registered?

Advisors on the Move: Cambridge Snags $500 Million Team

Current Issue

The April Issue is now online!

Already a subscriber? Log in here