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Retirement firms, protecting their conflicts of interest, take to the airwaves

Retirement firms, protecting their conflicts of interest, take to the airwaves

The other day I tuned in to CNN's "Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer," because I had nothing better to do and it would be hours before "America's Next Top Model" came on.  At one point, the news program took a break to run a heartrending vignette about a couple who had just dropped off their child at college. "How are we going to afford this?" the wife asked wryly, back in the car. "It's these new regulations they're pushing in Washington that worry me. They want to make it really hard to get advice from our financial advisor." "No more help from Anne?" the husband asked, flabbergasted....

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