“In advisors we trust” might be a motto for investors who responded to a recent survey assessing trust in a variety of institutions and individuals.
The survey, conducted by John Hancock Financial in late 2011, showed that 82% of investors who work with a financial advisor have a high level of trust in that advisor. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke garnered a high level of trust from 31% of respondents, while U.S. President Barack Obama ranked third with 28% saying he was trustworthy.
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