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Words of disdain

I read Robert Reid’s article headlined, Moan Rangers, (Money Marketing last week) and was shocked at the disdain he showed about the comment made to him from one network chief.

When he then went on to say that “most advisers are incompetent in selecting investments” I was appalled.

This is astonishing when you think that this attitude has come from someone who served Sofa and was on the Personal Finance Society board. His comments, I hope, have embarrassed both associations.

Jeremy Newbegin
The Ethical Partnership



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