July 16, 2018

#081: What Do All Those Advisor Designations Mean?

#081: What Do All Those Advisor Designations Mean?

Many industries utilize a lot of different types of designations, and that's also true for financial advisors. What do they all mean, and should you care? Devin asked John, "How many designations do you think there are for financial advisors?" John...


Many industries utilize a lot of different types of designations, and that's also true for financial advisors. What do they all mean, and should you care?

Devin asked John, "How many designations do you think there are for financial advisors?" John thinks there is really no way to know that for sure. At FINRA, one of the regulatory bodies for financial advisors, there is a page of 180 designations listed, as of today, and close to 100 of them begin with the word "Certified."

Why do these designations even exist?

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