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CBSMarketWatch has a pretty good article on how to select a financial advisor -- even if you're not a millionaire. See link:

http://cbs.marketwatch.com/archive/20000328/news/current/martin.htx?dist=nwtam

I was particularly surprised to learn from the article that commissions on some forms of life insurance can reach 100% of the amount invested.

In the big city I live in, even the folks involved in cocaine distribution and prostitution don't see margins like that. <grin>

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