Selecting Your Financial Advisor We Believe EXPERIENCE is Essential Today, investors must overcome a three-dimensional challenge to achieve investment success. To develop an intelligent investment strategy, they must be able to track and triangulate the constantly-shifting global economic landscape, their own personal financial situation and goals, and the mountains of information about available investments.An independent financial advisor can help you understand how the capital markets interact, and how global economic events affect individual investments.An independent financial advisor can develop a comprehensive investment strategy that addresses your individual investing criteria in an unbiased, conflict-free environment.An independent financial advisor can help you evaluate the thousands of investment alternatives available today, and select the ones that will contribute to effective implementation of your investment strategy. We Believe INDEPENDENCE is Essential An independent financial advisor is a professional practitioner who functions in a conflict-free environment. The benefits of using the services of an independent financial advisor accrue to the investor throughout the relationship.When you’re designing your portfolio, an independent financial advisor is free to consider thousands of investment alternatives available today.When you’re building your portfolio, your independent financial advisor can weigh the merits of one investment against another, recommending investments only because they will contribute to the success of your investment strategy. There is no pressure, and no incentive, to sell you proprietary products.When you’re assessing your portfolio’s performance, an independent financial advisor can use objective criteria to gauge the performance of each investment. A financial advisor can help you track the progress of your portfolio toward the financial goals you’ve set, and advise you when it is appropriate to make changes and when it’s time to stand pat. We Believe SERVICE is Essential We know that consistent, high levels of service and courtesy are an inherent element of the obligation we undertake when we enter into a professional relationship.Our clients are entitled to regular, clear and understandable information about the status of their portfolios and the overall investing environment as it relates to their interests.Our clients are entitled to customized advice, tailored specifically to their individual situations, investing goals and risk tolerances.Our clients are entitled to timely, substantive responses to any questions or concern they communicate to us.Our clients are entitled to absolute confidentiality on all matters relating to their investments. We hold ourselves to high standards of objectivity and service, and we emphasize regular, interactive communication as our best resource for assessing and improving the quality of the service we provide.