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FMU professor emeritus included in financial planning publication

            FLORENCE, S.C. – Mak Bishara, professor emeritus at Francis Marion University and the financial planning consultant for the Southern Medical Association of South Carolina, has been notified by the Consumers’ Research Council of America of his inclusion in the “Guide to America’s Best Financial Planners” 2005 edition.

            Consumers’ Research Council of America is an independent research company based in Washington, D.C., that evaluates professional services throughout America. The publication “Guide to America’s Best Financial Planners” 2005 edition is available to consumers in a new downloadable e-book format at

            The selection process is based on a point-value system that awards points for education, years in practice, and affiliations with professional associations. No fees, sponsorships, donations or advertising are accepted from financial planners, CPAs, or any financial institutions, to ensure an unbiased selection.

            Bishara has been a board-certified financial planner since 1989, and is a registered investment adviser by the office of the attorney general of South Carolina, and a certified technical specialist by Entaire Global University for Account Receivable Protection and Benefits Maximization through Entaire Global Companies’ Enshield program. In addition, he has been a licensed risk management and real estate broker-in-charge since 1979.

            Bishara and his wife, Nabila, live in Mullins.

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Last Published: February 8, 2007 8:55 AM
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