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Subject:  Finding a good financial planner Date:  2/7/2005  11:23 PM
Author:  rrosenkoetter Number:  44370 of 80262

Or... help with investment plans.

So far, my wife and I have talked to several advisors and they're all idiots.

EVERY one so far has pulled on charts showing how much money a $10,000 investment would be worth if invested in so-and-so fund.

I point out to each one that the charts start in 1982, the beginning of the last bull market, and they just look at me blankly. "You got a chart of how that fund did from 1966 to 1982?" I ask. (The Dow Jones went from 968 beginning of 1966 to 1027