A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 06/22/2016 Do Advisor Designations Matter? If they choose to do so, financial advisors can gather a long list of accreditations and certifications to prove their worth and knowledge in the field of investment and financial planning. But when attorneys and accountants look for an advisor to work with their clients, do they immediately check an ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo.