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Articles - October 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013

Always trust the numbers guy. That’s the consensus from our poll on the trustworthiness of business and political organizations. Readers put accountants at the top of the list, with 37% saying they trust CPAs “a lot” and 56% saying “somewhat.” Congressional representatives didn’t fare so well. None of our readers have “a lot” of faith in Congress; 57% don’t trust federal representatives at all. The daily newspaper fell smack in the middle of our list, with 53% of readers pledging allegiance to an institution often considered a dying breed. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the survey of 408 participants in August.

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