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Newsmaker Q&A: Doug Hassenbein, assistant investor with Pa. Dept. of Banking

Newsmaker Q&A: Doug Hassenbein, assistant investor with Pa. Dept. of Banking

It was a roller coaster week on Wall Street. Don't panic at times like this, as short-term volatility is a normal part of investing, according to Doug Hassenbein, assistant investor education coordinator with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities. But if you believe it's time for some professional financial advice, here are tips on how to proceed. Hassenbein is the subject of this week's Q&A. Q: What is the difference between an investment adviser and a broker? A: A broker-dealer agent/stockbroker is usually the intermediary that allows consumers to buy and sell securities, and has a suitability requirement to recommend appropriate securities. In lieu of...

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