The ethics of gratitude: Advice for newbies and others

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October 26, 2011

As the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaches, perhaps we could take a moment out of our day to reflect on gratitude. This means appreciating the clients that we already have. Further, we should respect those who are being appropriately serviced by another adviser enough to abstain from unethical means to obtain their business for ourselves. Perhaps it seems that these clients are there for the taking, but if we ignore the ethical considerations, we have failed not…


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