Michael Duffy and his firm, Happiness Wealth Management, have joined LPL Financial. The firm, which is based in San Carlos, Calif., joined LPL's broker-dealer and hybrid registered investment adviser platforms.
Mr. Duffy has authored five books, including "The Happiness Book" and "The Happiness Book for Men." He is also the founder of The Happiness Hall of Fame.
Previously, Mr. Duffy worked for Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. for eight years, beginning in 2009.
Earlier, he worked at Bank of America Investment Services Inc. from 1999 to 2009, and at Citicorp Investment Services from 1996 to 1999.