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Michael Hiltzik: JPMorgan tweet is a reminder that its personal finance advice is worthless

Apparently mistaking itself for a stand-up comic - or perhaps a granite-and-mortar version of Suze Orman - JPMorgan Chase took to Twitter on Monday to offer customers some jokey personal finance advice.

Our advice to JPMorgan: Stay off Twitter.

JPMorgan's tweet drew immediate rebukes from critics such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif, as well as ridicule from a vast audience online. Within hours,

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