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Is Brett Bogus another Dan Frishberg? Ethics and Financial Radio Experts…

I am privileged to speak to a wide variety of audiences on my favorite topic: ethical behavior. My audience members include business people, medical professionals, former coaches and athletes, government employees and even educators. In casual, one-on-one conversations with people, the topic of money or financial matters will sometimes pop-up.

Sometimes I hear a conversation such as this: “Chuck, I like to follow the advice of ‘so-and-so.’” I nod, and ask them “Why?”

“Well,” they will say,” she (or he) is on television and a lot of people listen to them.”

“Oh, I see.”

And What Else?

Brett BogusWe have, unfortunately, become a society that has elevated many self-proclaimed financial experts to media stages because we like the way they talk, or we like their “philosophy,” or (gasp) because they like the way he (or she) looks. But do we ever wonder who they are ethically?

Let’s talk for a bit about Brett Bogus and yes, that is his real name.

In an article written by station KPRC Investigative Reporter and News Anchor Joel Eisenbaum,  (October 9, 2013), entitled: “Former Houston radio financial advisor charged with felony” we learn the story of Brett Bogus, a man who, according to the article:

“…offered financial advice to his listeners… (was) charged with a felony. The

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CNBC Features Dan Frishberg, an investment advisor who’s under investigation by the SEC? Where are CNBC’s Ethics and Standards?

Short – sweet and to the point.  What due diligence does CNBC do when selecting their guests for appearances on their shows?

CNBC: Dan Frishberg

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According to their web site – CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network’s Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. CNBC also includes reports from its news bureaus worldwide in Midtown Manhattan, the NASDAQ MarketSite, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, London, Singapore and CNBC’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

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