No one seeks more regulation for its own sake. But, for Pete’s sake, let’s let Dodd-Frank be fully implemented for the protection and benefit of the small investor! Let’s not overlook that in the heat of vitriol over the fiscal cliff. Our financial future is no less at risk by bad government policies as it is by unregulated big-bank practices.
Donald E. Askey, a fee-only financial adviser and planner with offices in Newburyport and Boston, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.