Important Disclaimers

Five-Star Award Disclaimer

The Five Star Award is presented to 7% of wealth managers with five years of experience in the financial services industry. The final list identifies the wealth managers, of those evaluated, in the local market that score highest in client satisfaction. Each wealth manager was reviewed for regulatory actions, civil judicial actions, and customer complaints. Details of the award can be viewed at www.fivestarprofessional.com.

Third-party rankings and recognitions from rating services or publications are no guarantee of future investment success. Working with a highly rated advisor does not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor of any client nor are they representative of any one client’s evaluation.

Medical Economics Disclaimer

Recipients of The Best Financial Advisors for Doctors were chosen based on their knowledge and experience, items taken into consideration were their certifications, specializing in the physician or medical field and a minimum of 10 years experience. The advisor must represent a broad geographical range for their services, charge either a fee or commission for their services, require a portfolio to have $1 million or less as a minimum and be in good standing, not found guilty of any wrongdoing on a national level, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This recognition is not representative of investment performance or returns.

The Women's Choice Award Financial Advisor

The Women's Choice Award Financial Advisor program was created by WomenCertified Inc., the voice of women in an effort to help women make smart financial choices. The Women's Choice Award Financial Program is based on 17 objective criteria associated with providing quality service to women clients such as credentials, experience and a favorable regulatory history, among other factors. Financial advisors do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Women's Choice Award® Financial Advisors, though they may have paid a fee to cover the cost of their client survey. The inclusion of a financial advisor within the Women's Choice Award Financial Advisor network should not be construed as an endorsement of the financial advisor by WomenCertified Inc. or its partners and affiliates and is no guarantee as to future investment success.