After two years of economic and market volatility, Americans say they are more concerned about their finances, yet, they are not turning to financial planners in droves to help them manage their money.
According to a survey conducted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, 28% said that they used a financial planner in the recent survey, compared with 29% two years ago. Nevertheless, 43% said that financial planners are more important since the financial crisis started two years ago, the CFP Board said during a press call Tuesday. The CFP Board, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary Saturday, drew the findings from a phone survey of 1,002 Americans on July 7 and July 8.
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