The Advisor Group network of independent firms is among the largest in the United States. Advisor Group is comprised of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial, and Woodbury Financial. Our unique firms foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and independence enjoyed by our 5,000 affiliated financial advisors.
Our structure allows us to invest significant resources across our network — resources that any single firm would have difficulty duplicating. The result? Our advisors enjoy access to state-of-the-art technologies, robust regulatory backing, broad-based operational support, and personalized service.
It is our mission to ensure advisors are fully equipped to serve their clients without conflict and with confidence in a changing financial services landscape. Advisor Group champions the enduring value espoused by financial advisors and is committed to being in their corner every step of the way.
For more information, please visit www.advisorgroup.com.
“AXA” is the brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its family of companies. AXA companies offer financial protection and wealth management and are premier providers of advice, retirement strategies and life insurance. AXA has been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, and enable them to realize dreams for their loved ones and their legacy. AXA’s primary life insurance company, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, is among the largest life insurance and retirement savings companies in the United States, with nearly 2.7 million customers nationwide. More than 5,100 AXA Advisors financial professionals assist individuals, families and business owners in creating strategies that help them move forward on the road to financial security. We are the primary U.S. subsidiary of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management with 102 million clients in 56 countries and ranked the #1 insurance brand in the world for six consecutive years.
Cambridge Investment Group, Inc. is a privately-controlled financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial advisors and their investing clients. Cambridge is also a national corporation with a registered investment adviser as well as an industry leading independent broker-dealer. Cambridge offers a broad range of choices regarding advisor-focused financial solutions: succession and acquisition financial lending plus business technology expertise; advice solutions for both asset management and financial planning with portfolio overlay management; platform choices comprised of a corporate RIA or independent RIA for dual registration or fee only business models; a full spectrum of middle office services designed for solo/ensembles, branches, and super branches; as well as outsource services centered on independent advisor firms, including business consulting, client marketing, and office assistance, as well as insurance services. Cambridge’s national reach includes: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. – a large corporate RIA; and Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. – an independent broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, that is among the largest privately-controlled independent broker-dealers in the country. Overall, Cambridge supports over 3,000 independent financial professionals nationwide who serve their thousands of clients as registered representatives and investment advisor representatives, choosing to use either Cambridge’s firm Registered Investment Adviser or their own.
As the industry’s leading custodian for independent registered investment advisors (RIAs), Schwab Advisor Services is dedicated to helping advisors achieve their business goals. For more than 25 years we have supported firms of all types and sizes and earned the trust of over 7,500 advisors. Visit advisorservices.schwab.com. Schwab Advisor Services serves independent investment advisors and includes the custody, trading, and support services of Schwab.
At Live Oak Bank, we specialize in financing for Investment Advisors. Our dedicated lending team has the industry expertise to understand what you do. They guide clients through the lending process with knowledge and experience, aiding in the success of the loan. Our interactions with clients extend beyond closing to ensure a lasting relationship focused on the success of your business. With Live Oak, you get a long-term financial partner that believes in you and your firm. We know you can grow and we want to help.
Since 2013, we have lent over $400 million to investment advisors for succession, acquisition, working capital, refinance and more. During this time, we have won numerous industry awards for the positive impact that our game-changing financing has had on the industry, a historically “underbanked" industry with limited access to capital. Today, Live Oak has one of the strongest loan portfolios in the country and is a financing leader in the Investment Advisory industry.
Live Oak makes it easy for investment advisor professionals to build firm value by providing affordable, flexible business loans. Our Investment Advisory Lending Team is the financing partner you need.
Contact the Live Oak Bank team for more information: www.liveoakbank.com/advisory
BNY Mellon’s Pershing and its affiliates provide a comprehensive network of global financial business solutions to advisors, broker-dealers, family offices, hedge fund and ’40 Act fund managers, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers. Many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful financial services firms rely on Pershing for clearing and custody; investment, wealth and retirement solutions; technology and enterprise data management; trading services; prime brokerage and business consulting. Pershing helps clients improve profitability and drive growth, create capacity and efficiency, attract and retain talent, and manage risk and regulation. With a network of 23 offices worldwide, Pershing provides business-to-business solutions to clients representing more than 6 million investor accounts globally. Pershing LLC (member FINRA, NYSE, SIPC) is a BNY Mellon company.
Founded in 1962 and a public company since 1983, Raymond James Financial, Inc. is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to capital markets and asset management. The firm's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (RJF).
Through its three broker/dealer subsidiaries, Raymond James Financial has approximately 7,200 financial advisors serving in excess of 3 million client accounts in more than 2,900 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $643 billion.
Raymond James has been recognized nationally for its community support and corporate philanthropy. The company has been ranked as one of the best in the country in customer service, as a great place to work and as a national leader in support of the arts.
For more than a century, RBC Wealth Management has provided trusted advice and wealth management solutions to individuals, families and institutions. Today, in the U.S., RBC Wealth Management has $294 billion in total client assets with 1,800 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 41 states – and we are growing. While our U.S. footprint is regional, we are a global organization, bringing our diverse expertise and deep knowledge to the sophisticated financial needs of our clients around the world. We are committed to earning our client’s trust by building lasting relationships and confidence, and putting their interests first in everything we do. Every interaction with us is defined through our core values and culture of doing what’s right for our clients and the communities we operate in.
TD Ameritrade Institutional is a leading provider of comprehensive brokerage and custody services to more than 4,500 fee-based, independent Registered Investment Advisors and their clients. Our advanced technology platform, coupled with personal support from our dedicated service teams, allows investment advisors to grow their businesses more efficiently and effectively, while optimizing time spent with clients. We provide a robust offering of products, programs, and services designed to help advisors build their businesses and help their clients reach their financial goals. Learn more at tdainstitutional.com or call us at 800-934-6124.TD Ameritrade Institutional, Division of TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC
Edelman Financial Services, with 157 financial planners and 43 offices coast-to-coast, provides financial planning and investment management services to more than 33,000 individuals and families and manages more than $18.5 billion in assets.[i] The firm also provides 401(k) plans and institutional investment management for businesses. Edelman Financial Services has won more than 100 financial, business, community and philanthropic awards,[ii] and offers an investment philosophy that puts clients first and delivers value through in-depth financial education, personalized financial plans and unfettered access to planners.[iii]
[i] As of March 31, 2017.
[ii] Throughout the firm’s 30-year history, EFS and Ric Edelman have been presented with numerous business, advisory, communication and community service awards. More information on these awards can be found at EdelmanFinancial.com/awards.
[iii]Investing strategies, such as asset allocation, diversification, or rebalancing do not assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses. There are no guarantees that a portfolio employing these or any other strategy will outperform a portfolio that does not engage in such strategies. Funds and ETFs are subject to risk, including loss of principal. All investments have inherent risks. There can be no assurance that the investment strategy proposed will obtain its goal. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
eMoney Advisor, LLC (“eMoney”), based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the only wealth-planning platform for financial professionals and firms that offers superior transparency, accessibility, security, and organization for everything that affects their clients’ financial lives. A technology envisioned and created by advisors for advisors, eMoney's award-winning software and resources are tailored to transform the advisor's ability to implement comprehensive financial plans and prepare their clients for a secure financial future. For more information, please visit: www.emoneyadvisor.com.
Lincoln Financial Network is the marketing name for the retail sales and financial planning affiliates of Lincoln Financial Group and includes Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation, both members of FINRA and SIPC. Consisting of almost 8,500 representatives, agents, and full-service financial planners throughout the United States, Lincoln Financial Network professionals can offer financial planning and advisory services, retirement services, life products, annuities, investments, and trust services to affluent individuals,business owners, and families.
MFS is an active, global investment manager with a uniquely collaborative approach that brings you our best insights and expertise through integrated research, global collaboration and active risk management. We offer a broad range of mutual funds, separate accounts and retirement planning products to help you build and manage investment portfolios. For more details on how MFS can make a difference, visit us at mfs.com/home.
As a leading global asset management firm, our investment expertise, strength and innovation have earned the trust and confidence of the world’s most sophisticated institutional and individual investors.
With more than $900 billion* in assets under management, and a long-standing history of solving complex investment challenges, we believe our strength and stability drive opportunities for our clients. Our comprehensive asset class offering includes passive, factor-based, fundamental active, alternatives and multi-manager solutions that are available in a variety of investment vehicles.
Put our expertise to work for you.
*As of December 31, 2016, AUM was $942.5 billion which included AUM managed by Northern Trust Corporation and Northern Trust Asset Management.
U.S. Bank Wealth Management is the nation’s fifth-largest bank, headquartered in Minneapolis with our core footprint throughout the Midwest and Pacific Northwest. With our foundation rooted in traditional banking services, we also provide trust administration and investment services to keep up with the needs of our clients – now 18 million customers strong. Wealth Management is a very important part of this equation. Today, we are recognized as a world class wealth management firm with over $125B of assets under management. In 2016, U.S. Bank Wealth Management was named a top 20 wealth management firm in America by Barrons.
Boston University’s CFP Board-Registered Program satisfies the coursework requirement for CFP® certification and has been named among the top schools for financial planning education by Financial Planning magazine and Investopedia.
The online program offers a unique combination of flexibility and personalized instruction:
• Start any day of the year, with rolling admissions.
• Access all course content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
• Learn from highly regarded Boston University faculty, including a facilitator committed to your success.
• Work at your own pace or leverage expert instruction, progressing rapidly through familiar topics and getting extra support when you need it.
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“…it has been a long time since I spent a whole day at a conference and walked away saying that it was worth my time to be there.”
"It was great to walk into a summit that was not all men and a handful of women. Better yet, the women were all different ages."
For nearly four years, the Women Adviser Summit has hosted over 1,000 women across the country with the goal of investing in their business, their brand and themselves, all while collaborating and networking with like-minded peers. Join in on the experience!
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