Read Andy’s article published by Advisor One on the hot topic of “Fiduciary Standards”…
As many are already aware, the fiduciary issue has become an SEC hot topic relative to the standard to which each financial advisor will be required to adhere. Depending on which side of the debate you’re on, whether you are an advisor or broker, each of your opinions is colored by your own biases. As such, I’d like to share my perspective on the fiduciary debate when viewed through the lens of a slightly different, yet meaningful and relevant professional code of standards, as I believe it underscores the need for a distinct difference to be made between a fiduciary advisor and a broker/salesperson. In the realm of the long-time prestigious designation known as the
Andy graduated from the University of Alabama-Birmingham with a B.S. degree in Accounting. He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative of Money Management Services, Inc and holds the designations of CPA (Certified Public Accountant), AIF® (Accredited Investment Fiduciary), CTS™ (Certified Tax Specialist), and WMS (Wealth Management Specialist). As an advisor, Andrew specializes in comprehensive financial planning, estate tax planning, personal taxation planning, retirement income distribution planning, wealth accumulation, personalized portfolio management, and fiduciary investment management services.