One key finding recently is that some investors perceive an inherent conflict of interest with investment advisors as the source of performance reports. (Photo: Getty)

There’s not a huge amount of confidence from investors in the performance data they’re given from advisors and 401(k) plan providers.

That’s according to research from financial research firm Phoenix Marketing International, which finds in its report “The State of Investor Trust and Transparency” that 41 percent of investors aren’t provided, or don’t know if they’re provided, with core information about investment performance from their investment advisor, 401(k) plan provider and other financial firms.

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