It’s Still Harder to Become a Hairdresser than a Financial Adviser?

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How Come and Why?

[By Jason Zweig]

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The great journalist H.L. Mencken wrote decades ago
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“The essence of a genuine professional man is that he cannot be bought.”

And that, in turn, can spring only from a culture of exhaustive training and the highest standards of conduct.

Professions like accounting, law and medicine took decades, often centuries, to advance to the point of requiring rigorous education and licensing for all their members.

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Assessment

The field of investment advice remains a long way from being able to call itself a profession.

More: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2016/04/08/how-come-its-still-harder-to-become-a-hairdresser-than-a-financial-adviser/

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