Let’s assume for a bit that you accept my assertion that there’s a difference between buying something - investing in something – and being sold something. And let’s also assume that you know that relying on the advice of someone who stands to gain financially if they sell you something can be a risky and expensive proposition.
Deciding Not To Be Sold
OK, that’s the easy part, deciding to seek financial advice from a fee-based professional rather than from a commission-based representative of financial products. So, when you feel the need of a professional, someone who knows investing and financial planning, who do you call on?