This is the third post in a series inspired by a Forbes Magazine article that listed a number of questions you should ask a financial advisor.
How do I know I can trust my financial advisor?
For over 32 years Scott Sampson has held the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®credential which is the best known and most highly respected standard for financial advisors. It generally takes two years to complete the coursework for this program with final exams following each of the required courses.
At the end of the program, CFP® candidates must then take and pass a comprehensive final exam covering all of the coursework presented over that two year period. As a CFP® registrant, an advisor must abide by the Code of Ethics and approved standards of conduct approved by the CFP® Board.