Important Financial Investment Terms
Thousands of investors have told us they are confused by the investment jargon that is used by financial advisors. We also know some terms, that investors don't understand, are used by advisors as sales ploys. They establish themselves as experts when they define a term you may not understand.
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Definition of 'Investment Advisor Representative (IAR)'
IARs are employed or licensed by Registered Investment Advisors. IARs are individuals who provide investment advice and services for fees. IARs are governed by a fiduciary standard of care, the highest ethical standard in the financial services industry.