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Take a page from Shakespeare and Stein: Renaming something won’t change its fundamental reality -- we can call a broker 'advisor,' but that broker will still be a broker. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Gertrude Stein may have anticipated the Great Fiduciary Debate, but Shakespeare had the answer. 

Stein was most famous as the American expatriate hostess to the Left Bank enclave of the Lost Generation. Known for her art collecting, she was also quite a wordsmith, although she only gained that renown later in life.

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