MeToo: Even in the financial advice industry, sexual harassment is a serious problem – InvestmentNews

The #MeToo movement catapulted the issues of sexual harassment and assault into Americans’ collective consciousness and forced the public to reckon with the sexual power dynamics that have long permeated certain industries and personal interactions.

But while the alleged sexual misconduct of film producer Harvey Weinstein and others in niches like entertainment and politics have been thrust into the limelight, the financial advice industry has largely escaped a public reckoning in the #MeToo era.

That’s despite evidence that overwhelmingly points to the opposite conclusion. Nearly 80%…

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