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Is Your Financial Adviser Truly Independent?

If you were buying a home, you probably wouldn't want a Realtor who showed you only the houses listed by his company. Pretty soon you'd find yourself asking, "What about this place with the pool? Or this one with the walk-in closet? That's what I really want." And if he couldn't accommodate you, you'd quickly find someone who could.

It wouldn't matter if he was nice. Or if he worked for a well-known real estate firm. You'd want him to find homes that fit your

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