'You may have to read through right to the very end of the June edition of the SIPA Sentinel (but it is worth the read to be certain):
"It appears that there are some in the investment industry that do support the need for a fiduciary responsibility. There is no doubt that most Canadians do need a Financial Adviser they can trust. There is no way that the average Canadian can learn enough about the complex array of financial products to be able to select the best approach for their situation."
"The new Paradigm will include fee only qualified Adviser with fiduciary responsibility and RoboAdvisors as well as more DIY investors. As Canadians become more aware they will shy away from mutual funds and segregated funds. They will also learn that the system of self-regulation does not protect the investor and they will be at less risk by depending on those who declare they will work with financial responsibility although there may not yet be any statute with this requirement."
"The following is an example of this new breed:"
You can read the exact same blog here:
And of course, it is the recognition of our Voluntary Code of Conduct for the Stewardship of Your Wealth where we outline our promise to put our clients interests ahead of our own.
Nonetheless, it is wonderful to be recognized and there is good reason for it.
We are different and we are better and we are leading the way forward by providing an unparalleled client experience: low on cost, high on client service (which you won't find at a RoboAdvisor) and fiduciary responsibility (where we have to put our clients interests before our own) which you won't get from a traditional bank financial advisor. It is the future of family wealth management.
Scott Tomenson,CIM Managing Partner, Chief Investment Strategist