Our Strategic Partner
We Act In YOUR Best Interest
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 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 you
Commonwealth 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.
Who is NFS?
National Financial Services, LLC
The company behind the scenes of every trade and statement Fidelity InstitutionalSM* provides clearing, custody, and other brokerage services to Commonwealth Financial Network® through National Financial Services LLC (NFS) or Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. You can feel confident that much of the critical trade processing, clearance, client reporting, and systems work that backs your investment professional is performed by an industry leader. NFS processes tens of thousands of transactions for millions of investors like you every day. NFS has the vision and resources to provide you with innovative services for years to come.Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details.
Strength, knowledge, leadership, experience
Your advisor can deliver substantial benefits from the important service relationship that Commonwealth maintains with NFS. Knowing that every investor’s account is serviced with the commitment and resources of an industry leader allows us to focus on what we do best: providing the personalized guidance and comprehensive investment services you need to pursue your goals.
What does NFS do for you?
NFS is responsible, at the direction of COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL NETWORK, for:
The execution, clearance, and settlement of securities transactions.
Preparing and sending to you periodic statements of your account(s) as well as confirmations of the transactions in your account(s).
Custody (or safekeeping) of funds and securities delivered to NFS on your behalf or received by NFS in connection with transactions in your account(s).
Maintaining the required books and records with respect to the functions it performs.
*The securities in your account(s) are protected in accordance with the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). For more details on SIPC, or to request a SIPC brochure, visit www.sipc.org or call 1-202-371-8300.
* Fidelity Investments is an independent company, unaffiliated with Commonwealth. Fidelity Investments is a service provider to Commonwealth. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between your financial advisor and Fidelity Investments, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity Investments has not been involved with the preparation of the content supplied by Commonwealth and does not guarantee, or assume any responsibility for, its content. Fidelity Investments is a registered service mark of FMR LLC. Fidelity InstitutionalSM provides clearing, custody, or other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. 832059.9.0