Has the Media Got It All Wrong? Are Planners at Least Partly to Blame?

February 2003
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p22
Academic Journal
The article emphasizes how the press views assets under management as an indicator of how good a financial planner is, as highlighted in an interview of financial planner Neal Solomon by a journalist for Investment News. The reporter wants a tag line as something that indicates a planner's stature in the planning community. Solomon think it is not an unreasonable request on the reporter's part to be seeking a better way of rating the credibility of a planner.


Related Articles

  • Neal Solomon on Financial Lessons from Russia and Beyond. Stolz, Richard F. // Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, Special section p16 

    The article presents financial planning advice from financial planner Neal Solomon, who led a fact-finding mission to Russia in the summer of 2008. He discusses the influence on his thinking of global fund investor John Templeton, and the importance of not taking a provincial view of the world....

  • Finding truth can be elusive in today's world. Barney, Ralph D. // Quill;Dec96, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p26 

    Discusses the importance of truth-telling in journalism. Truth-telling as the first principle of a new journalism ethics code; Vague nature of truth; Burden upon journalists to provide a breadth of information within which truth feasibly might be found. INSETS: Journalists should.;Ethics hot line..

  • Ihe Optimistic Advisor. FEDERER, DENISE P. // Onwallstreet.com;Aug2015, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p35 

    The article offers suggestions for financial advisors for starting a practice. The suggestions include not letting negative thinking become a self-fullfing prophecy when starting a practice, considering behavioral qualities such as developing a connection, credibility, and trust for narrowing...

  • Pulling journalism from the abyss. Bok, Sissela // Christian Science Monitor;4/24/98, Vol. 90 Issue 104, p14 

    Comments on the crisis of credibility facing journalists in the United States as of April of 1998. How journalists have responded to the scandals plaguing President Bill Clinton; Why editors need to allow incredulity to play a role in story selection; The conflict for editors of balancing...

  • Journalists hash out trust issue. Lafayette, Jon // Electronic Media;09/22/97, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p1A 

    Focuses on journalists' credibility in the media with reference to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Radio-Television News Directors Association Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Findings of research on mistrust of media; Comments on the erosion of trust television news in...

  • Exchange Rate Unification Under Non-Credibility: The Ha�tian Economy. Dorsainvil, Kathleen // International Advances in Economic Research;May2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p229 

    This paper builds on three strands of literature�Early Warning Systems (EWS), parallel exchange rates, and collapsing exchange rate regimes�by addressing the issue of credibility in the context of unification of the exchange rate in the Ha�tian economy. It takes the view that when...

  • When First They Practice to Deceive. Cunningham, Janice K. // Family Advocate;Fall2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p30 

    The article presents the author's view about clients. The first type of client acts in good faith and honestly does not intend to hide assets. Next, is the client who is trying to hide assets and has lied to you, the court, and anyone else attempting to discover the complete marital estate. A...

  • THE ACCOUNTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - DELIMITATIONS AND INTERFERENCES. Dănescu, Tatiana; Prozan, Mihaela; Cristina Dănescu, Andreea // Annales Universitatis Apulensis - Series Oeconomica;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p357 

    In order to reveal the "trusty image" of the financial position, the assets, the liabilities and of the performance of an entity, it is necessary to adopt, know, understand and/or to apply the corresponding accounting policies. In addition, in order to accomplish this objective an adequate...

  • I Write, Therefore I Am. BOWEN JR., JOHN J. // Financial Planning;Sep2011, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p31 

    The article offers guidelines for financial advisors on becoming a writer to establish their credibility. It points out the importance of understanding what needs to be done and what to do to navigate the publication process. Particular focus is given to turning the process into a story, writing...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics