Longtime BetterInvesting Magazine columnist and financial planner Alexandra Armstrong discusses who should seek the advice of a financial planner, what’s involved in hiring a planner and what to expect from one. Alex finds that many people are still confused about what financial planners do and how financial planners differ from financial advisers.
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Alexandra Armstrong is a certified financial planner practitioner and chairman of Armstrong, Fleming & Moore, Inc., a registered investment advisory firm located at 1850 M St. N.W. in Washington, D.C. Securities are offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, a member of FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services are offered through Armstrong, Fleming & Moore, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser not affiliated with Commonwealth Finan cial Network. Consult your personal financial adviser before making any decisions. The author can’t answer individual inquiries, but she welcomes suggestions for future article topics. This material has been provided for general informational purposes and does not constitute either tax or legal advice. Investors should consult a tax or legal professional regarding their individual situation.