"…… Since advisers are in the business of marking out a path through the confusion, a little turmoil can actually help business. Anyone can feel like a smart investor during a strong market. Not so in a wobbly one.

‘What people want to know now is how to go about making decisions,’ said adviser Michael Boone, owner of MWBoone and Associates in Bellevue. "The existing clients hopefully have learned that somewhere along the way. But we are experiencing good demand of people coming in saying, ‘I just felt like I was recovering from 2002, and here we are all over again.’"

To see more of this Puget Sound Business Journal article, featuring Michael W. Boone, please click on the link below:

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/stories/2008/04/28/focus4.html?page=2