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Selena said:
-- I think our old message was not so much that anyone charging was dishonest, but instead that we had issues with many groups that charged: We didn't/don't see compelling value in the full-service brokerage biz, in general (of course there are always some outstanding individual brokers). We took issue with the conflicts of interest among brokerages issuing ratings on companies they do business with.

I agree with this. I heard the "full service broker" arguments from the beginning. But I, along with so many others here, heard a general mistrust of most mutual funds, as well as the majority of paid financial advice out there. I am not alone in picking up on a general mistrust of financial advisors in general.

Again, it's possible I misunderstood your true intention, but I must add, I have above average comprehension skills. I suggest it was your general tone that caused any trouble, and it's biting you now that you are paddling in a boat with so many others.

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