Our Partnership with Commonwealth We are proud to partner with Commonwealth Financial Network®, a Registered Investment Adviser–broker/dealer that helps independent advisors like us serve their clients. Commonwealth manages total account assets of nearly $161 billion.1Our partnership with Commonwealth Financial Network®, provides us access to a team of investment research specialists who assist us in our efforts to provide you with the best possible service. Each of the professionals on this team brings a breadth of experience in the industry and within his or her own specialization.Independent, just like usCommonwealth is independently owned and managed, which means the firm can act in the best interests of its financial advisors and their clients—not shareholders. Our partnership with Commonwealth supports our commitment to remain free to act in your best interest, without any pressure to promote proprietary products or strategies.How Commonwealth helps us help youCommonwealth offers the scale, stability, and resources that help us deliver the solutions you need. It's that infrastructure—and the always expanding wealth of resources it provides—that makes it easier for our firm to provide you with the best possible guidance and the prompt, personal service you expect and deserve.Choice. Through Commonwealth, we have access to robust, independent market research, financial planning expertise, and a wide universe of investment options—from individual stocks and bonds to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, alternative investments, managed accounts, and retirement plans.Service. The firm's advisor-to-staff ratio is one of the best in the industry. This means staff members answer our calls promptly, execute transactions quickly and accurately, and, in general, offer our firm the same highly personalized treatment we strive to give you.Technology. Commonwealth's technology platform is a critical component in our ability to keep you on track to your financial goals. Its integrated web-based systems allow us to more efficiently manage your portfolio and your overall financial life.Security. Commonwealth is second to none in its commitment to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that your personal data remains secure. From encryption standards to disaster recovery plans and other measures the firm employs, we are confident that the information our clients entrust us with will remain secure.A reputation you can trustJ.D. Power has ranked Commonwealth "#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms" six times in a row.2Committed to helping those in needCommonwealth's commitment to service does not end with its advisors and their clients. For more than four decades, the firm has been dedicated to serving the communities where its employees and affiliated advisors work, live, and visit. Its charitable foundation, Commonwealth Cares, works to provide contributions of time, talent, and financial support to a wide range of philanthropic causes. That kind of dedication to the greater good is just one more reason we're proud to be affiliated with Commonwealth.If you'd like to know moreWe'd be glad to talk with you further or answer any questions you may have about our affiliation with Commonwealth. Just ask! 1 As of 12/31/182 Commonwealth received the highest score in the independent advisor segment of the J.D. Power 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, and 2019 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction among financial advisors. Visit jdpower.com/awards.