Wading into the debate raging over raising broker standards (including the SEC’s recent controversial approval of Regulation Best Interest), Gardner argues in his piece that adhering to strictest fiduciary standards is best not only for investors but for the entire financial industry.
Besides being accredited fiduciaries themselves, Gardner and his colleagues submit to an independent auditing of all firm accounting and investing practices. Additionally, all results are shared with clients.
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