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Misusing "Certified" or "Approved"

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Misusing "Certified" or "Approved"

It's bad enough that we have brokers out there impugning the industry with false "guarantees," but we also have to worry about some rapscallions misusing the words certified or approved.

Of all things!

The Terms

Some unscrupulous "investment professionals" who pass their exams and register with the state to receive a license are tempted to use the words "certified" or "approved" in conjunction with the state issuing them their securities license. The only issue with that is that it's, uh,...

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