Award Qualification Disclosures

Five Star Wealth Manager Award

Five Star Wealth Managers are chosen based on their credentials, time in the financial services industry, favorable regulatory and complaint history and client retention rate. Award candidates are identified by one of three sources: firm nomination, peer nomination, or pre-qualification based on industry credentials. Self-nominations are not accepted. Following a regulatory review, award candidates are required to submit information related to ten objective eligibility and evaluation criteria. Wealth Managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Once awarded, wealth managers may opt to advertise their award in magazines or purchase related award promotional products.

Medical Economics Magazine's Annual "Financial Advisors for Doctors" Directory Listing

Medical Economics Best Financial Advisors for Doctors is a paid directory published by Advanstar Communications Inc. It is an annual feature providing its readers with access to advisers with experience in meeting the unique financial goals and challenges of doctors. All applications are subject to review based on the following criteria: knowledge and experience (minimum of 10 years), assets managed, fee arrangements and minimum portfolio requirements.