Two recent articles on “top financial advisors” have left me slack-jawed with disgust. The first was in my local daily paper, the Naples Daily News (that’s Naples, Florida rather than Napoli, Italia!): “Thomas Moran, managing director of investments and a founding member of the Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors in Naples, has been named by Barron’s as the top adviser in Southwest Florida.” Hey, congrats to Mr. Moran!  And what criteria were used to identify him as “the top adviser”? “Factors taken into account include assets under management, revenue produced for the firm and regulatory record, […]