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Kohl Bill targets questionable senior designations.

States that adopt uniform accreditation standards for senior financial adviser designations would be eligible for new federal grants under legislation introduced by Sen. Herb Kohl
This article refers to Sen. Herbert Kohl (D-WI). For the article about Herbert Kohl, the educator and author, see Herbert Kohl (education).

Herbert H. Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American politician, business leader and philanthropist.
, D-Wis., chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging.

The Senior Investor Protection Act would offer funding for new staff, technology, equipment, training and educational materials for regulators, prosecutors and law enforcers in states that adopt guidelines based on the North American North American

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 Securities Administrators Association's recently promulgated prom·ul·gate  
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1. To make known (a decree, for example) by public declaration; announce officially. See Synonyms at announce.

 model rule on senior designations.


The bill follows a series of hearings into the proliferation of questionable financial adviser designations, including some allegedly granted to producers who attend a single weekend seminar and pass an open book, multiple-choice test.

Among those endorsing the proposal is the American College, which grants the Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Advisor for Senior Living designations. The legislation also has the endorsement of the Financial Planning Financial planning

Evaluating the investing and financing options available to a firm. Planning includes attempting to make optimal decisions, projecting the consequences of these decisions for the firm in the form of a financial plan, and then comparing future performance against
 Association and the North American Securities Administrators Association The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), founded in Kansas in 1919, is the oldest international investor protection organization. NASAA was created to protect consumers who purchase securities or investment advice, and their jurisdiction extends to a .
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Title Annotation:Briefing Highlights from BestWeek
Comment:Kohl Bill targets questionable senior designations.(Briefing Highlights from BestWeek)
Author:Lehmann, R.J.
Publication:Best's Review
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:May 1, 2008
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