Many advisors in Canada are providing the same kind of advice they offered 20 years ago
It seems contradictory to ask for both the retention of embedded fees and higher standards for financial advisors
Both Pollock and Archibald gloss over the pre-eminent concern in this discussion: that embedded compensation unequivocally causes bias
Embedded commissions have outlived their usefulness. The issue now is fairness.
Fostering viewpoints that are known to be unrealistic doesn’t help the investment industry