To financial advisory firms: A list of words to avoid on Twitter

From the good people at Putnam Investments, a list of words not to use on Twitter lest you -- and your company -- come under unwanted regulatory scrutiny.

We're talking specifically financial advisory firms on social media here, but you never know -- a word to the wise and all that.

Stay away from saying things like "innacurate" or "incomplete." "Loophole" is bad. Also, "circumvent" and "overcharge."

So now you know.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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