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The Savings Game

Stricter standards for brokers would force them to put clients’ interests first

By Humberto Cruz
July 29, 2009

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As Congress considers extending the fiduciary standard to brokers - in essence, requiring them to put clients’ interests first - consumer and investor advocates, regulators, professional groups, and prominent advisers are urging its adoption and trying to prevent attempts to water the standard down. (Full article: 420 words)

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