Your Best Interest
A Culture of Transparency and Trust
In charting the right course for each client, we provide complete flexibility and can tailor our relationship with you so it best suits your needs. Whichever way you choose to engage with us, we are committed to openly disclosing the fees you pay, any potential conflicts of interest that may arise, and the applicable standard of care.
Advisory Accounts and Fee-Based Planning
We are duly committed to a fiduciary responsibility, placing our client’s interest above our own when engaging in advisory accounts and fee-based planning. Not only is this inherent in our personal values, but it is a duty of care regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or state securities regulators.
Our brokerage investment account relationships operate under a suitability obligation enabling our team of experts to make recommendations that suit the best interests of our clients’ needs.
Clarity Financial Planning Group and the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company support and follow the latest industry guidelines. Please see the following to learn more:
- Client Relationship Summary – Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company (Summary of Advisory vs. Brokerage Investment Accounts)
- Guide to Brokerage Services at Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (SEC Regulation Best Interest disclosure)
- My Commitment to You as a CFP® Professional (CFP Board Code of Ethics and Standards disclosure)