Since the 2008 SEC RAND Report, “investor confusion” has been the central story. The Institute argues that bad language, instead, is to blame.
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Kaleb Paddock, CFP® and Anne Marie Ashworth, CFP® discuss how a fiduciary avoids and mitigates conflicts of interest.
Rather than championing the mantra of “investor confusion,” the SEC should do as CFA Institute did: Tell investors the truth on how brokers and advisers differ.
Why do so many consumers stumble when asked how brokers and fiduciary advisers differ but can recite blindfolded how a butcher and nutritionist differ? Clue: It’s not “investor confusion.”
Institute leaders want the SEC to ensure retail investors understand when they are not working with fiduciaries.
Evensky, financial and investment advice pioneer, author and professor, urges SEC to rename the Reg BI, ‘New Suitability’