BOSTON -- More Americans than ever before are turning to financial professionals to help them devise an investment strategy and plan for retirement, but far fewer believe advisors consistently act in their clients' best interest than just five years ago, according to a new survey from the CFP Board.

That poll, conducted in June and released just ahead of the Financial Planning Association's annual conference here, found that nine of 10 respondents said that advisors should put their clients' interests ahead of their own.

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