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Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors ranking was based on due-diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm for advisors who have a minimum of seven years of experience. Client retention, industry experience, and compliance records were among items considered. Other considerations were assets under management and revenue generated for their firms.

Barrons listed the Top 30 RIA Firms. To qualify for this ranking, the firm’s advisors were to be client facing representatives who provide fee-based investment advice and financial planning services.

Financial Advisor magazine’s RIA ranking is based on responses from registered investment advisors who completed an online   survey. To be included in the ranking, firms need to be independent RIAs who perform financial planning as part of their business services. Firms are ranked based on the total of their discretionary and nondiscretionary assets reported for the year on their ADV and the percentage growth in assets. RIA rankings are not indicative of future performance or representative of any client experience.

The Financial Times top 300 Advisors criteria to qualify for their list, advisers had to have at least $300 million in assets under management (AUM) and be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Additionally, at least 25% of the firm’s AUM had to be from individual investors. The Financial Times then reached out to the more than 2,000 firms meeting these criteria and asked them to fill out a comprehensive application. The Financial Times augmented the information with independent research, including data from regulatory filings. Of those considered, 300 firms were selected for the list.

Wealth Magnets ranking of CPA firms in financial planning ranks firms by assets under management. To be included in the ranking you must be a CPA firm that has a financial planning practice and one financial planner must hold a CPA credential.

Wealth Management’s Top 25 High-Net-Worth Advisors was based on assets under management. High-net-worth clients had to make up to 76 percent or more of the firm’s business. Additionally, the firms on this list had to be independent and have a focus on financial and retirement planning.

The Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors’ practices. The scoring system assigns a top score of 100 and rates the rest by comparing them with the top-ranked advisor.

Forbes Top 50 List Advisors qualified based on quantitative and qualitative factors. RIAs (registered investment advisors) qualified for the list if at least 50% of their clients include high net worth and/or non-high net worth individuals and conduct wealth management services including portfolio management services, asset allocation, manager selection and/or financial planning services.

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