This type of tripe just serves to split the industry. If consumer confidence is bruised, being a CFP wont make many any difference at all. Out of the 100s of clients I have seen over the past 5 years NOT one has asked if I am a CFP. They don't care. The only people that care are those that make money off giving the designation to people. Its the same for the AFA designations. People just don't care about these letters after your name. All they want is good old honest no crap advice. Sorry but its true, all this other stuff it just time wasting back slapping, self interested crap.
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