Again and again, the financial community makes no distinction between the do-it-yourself investor and those who would prefer to use an adviser. The truth is, most investors (two-thirds, according to many studies) yearn for a trusted adviser. Their quest, however, is often frustrated by a number of obstacles.
What’s in the way. Well, there here is no guide, no Zagat’s, of the "best and most trusted" advisers. Also, once in an adviser’s office, many investors do not know how to perform due diligence.