Our RIA-Broker Dealer

It takes a village to give our clients undivided attention and high-level personal service that are the hallmarks of Impact Financial.

To accomplish that, we partner with Commonwealth Financial Network®, an independent broker/dealer–RIA, whose top priority is to provide us with high-level back-office support so we can focus on what matters to our clients.

What is a broker/dealer...
A broker/dealer is a company that a registered investment professional like Meena is required to affiliate with in order to buy and sell investment products on behalf of our clients. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delegates the supervision of financial advisors to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). FINRA, in turn, requires us to choose a broker/dealer to partner with on your behalf.

Why Commonwealth Financial Network®...
The fact that we have chosen to work with Commonwealth Financial Network® (Commonwealth), an independent broker/dealer–RIA, means that our practice remains independent, too. We are therefore free to act solely in our clients’ best interest, without pressure to promote a particular product or strategy. 

Commonwealth is also independently owned and managed, which means the firm retains the freedom to allocate resources where they’re needed and to act in the best interests of its financial advisors and their clients—not shareholders.

How Commonwealth helps us help you...
Commonwealth’s entire 800+ employee organization is built around doing whatever it takes to support both us, the advisors, and our clients. It is this mindset that makes it possible for Meena to provide our clients with the undivided attention and high-level personal service they come to expect.

Some of the areas Commonwealth supports...

  • Investment choice: The only criteria that guide our recommendations to our clients are their financial objectives, personal investment style, and risk tolerance. Through Commonwealth, we have access to a virtually limitless selection of third-party investment vehicles and objective, independent research from its in-house analysts. This gives us the freedom to work in our clients’ best interest.
  • Service: As a boutique financial services company that places a high value on personal service, we deeply appreciate Commonwealth’s relentless focus on giving their advisors indispensable service. This means our calls get answered (by a live person!) promptly and transactions get executed accurately. In turn, it allows us to consistently provide our clients with the type of high-level personal service they deserve.
  • Technology. In a world where technology changes rapidly, we rely on Commonwealth’s vast and top-notch technology team to keep our practice running smoothly and seamlessly. This in turn allows us to efficiently manage our clients’ portfolio and track their overall financial picture, a critical component in our process to help our clients achieve their retirement goals.  
  • Security. Commonwealth is committed to safeguarding our clients’ privacy and ensuring that their investment 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.

Committed to helping those in need . . .
For more than three decades, Commonwealth has been dedicated to serving the communities where its employees and affiliated advisors work, live, and visit.

Commonwealth Cares, a 501(c)(3) charity, was formed in 2010 to maximize the impact of those efforts. The foundation’s mission is to provide contributions of time, talent, and financial support to a wide range of philanthropic efforts aimed at relieving human suffering, promoting social and economic growth, and sustaining and protecting our planet’s resources—all the things Impact Financial believes in. That kind of dedication to the greater good is just one more reason we’re proud to partner with Commonwealth.

 

In summary...

Almost all worthy endeavors require a village of competent and committed individuals to deliver exceptional results. Through our partnership with Commonwealth, we look forward to continue to deliver the kind of high-level personal service to our clients they have come to expect.