Investors are inclined to agree it is best to obtain an appraisal from a licensed jewelry appraiser before making an expensive jewelry purchase. Likewise, they would agree and stress the importance of working with a registered investment advisor at firms providing private wealth management and other investment services when you are ready to begin investing your earnings.
A registered investment advisor must meet the criteria required by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission and/or a Division of Securities Department in the state in which the investment firm operates. A passing grade or better on a financial industry exam is required before an individual can become a registered advisor. Advisors undergo comprehensive education and training before taking industry licensing exams such as the following and more:
To make sure you are working with a registered advisor, check federal and state licensing and regulatory agencies’ websites. These sites feature investment firm and investment advisor registration and license searches.
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