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You may have thought politicians were one of the least trusted groups in the United States. However, research has shown that financial services falls into that category as well.

The good news, according a new report from the American College of Financial Services Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics, shows a newer, more optimistic outlook for financial services. Gathering information from 2,000 customers the Center for Ethics shows that financial services and insurance is the third most trusted profession compared to other services (health care and education being numbers one and two respectively). At the bottom of the list is, unsurprisingly, the federal government.

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