Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The views expressed within this site are the views of the poster alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the The Monson Group unless otherwise stated. Information provided is for educational purposes only and shouldn’t be viewed as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular financial product or service. Depending on your individual situation, discussions presented may not be appropriate.

Investing involves risk, including loss of value. Insurance and other financial products and services may be subject to certain terms, conditions and costs not identified within the site. Any strategies represented are not guarantees of future performance or success, and may not be appropriate for your situation. Trade execution orders will not be accepted. Also, do not post any information you do not wish to be shared with others. 

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Your opinions are welcome, but please stay on topic, be informative and respectful. Any content we consider to be harassment, obscene, abusive, threatening, or infringing on the rights of others will be removed from the site. Any opinions posted on our social networking accounts are those of the people who submitted them and do not necessarily represent the views of the Monson Group. Posts containing advertising or solicitation, as well as redundant posts, may be removed. Please note that social networking sites are third-party sites that are not affiliated with the Monson Group. These networks are responsible for their own privacy and security policies. The Company does not necessarily endorse the views or opinions expressed in third-party posts unless specifically indicated otherwise.

Registered Representative of, and Securities and Investment Advisory services offered through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., (HTK), Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA / SIPC. 10900 NE 8th St Ste 1550, Bellevue, WA 98004.  425-641-8788. The Monson Group and other listed entities are independent of HTK unless otherwise noted. HTK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penn Mutual. HTK does not offer tax or legal advice.  Always consult a qualified tax advisor regarding your personal tax situation and a qualified legal professional for your personal estate planning situation.

The Five Star Wealth Manager Award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria:

1) Credentialed as an investment advisory representative (IAR) or a registered investment advisor; 
2) Actively employed as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years; 
3) Favorable regulatory and complaint history review; 
4) Fulfilled their firm review based on internal firm standards; 
5) Accepting new clients; 
6) One-year client retention rate; 
7) Five-year client retention rate; 
8) Non-institutionalized discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 
9) Number of client households served; 
10) Educational and professional designations.

Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or awarded.

Once awarded, wealth managers may opt to purchase additional profile ad space or related award promotional products. The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided. The award is not indicative of the award winner’s future performance. 2,023 Seattle wealth managers were considered for the award; 530 (27 percent of the award candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.