Financial Publications and News

19 Top Advisors Reveal Their Best ETF Strategies – Barron’s

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3 Ways to Use ETFs to Personalize Your Portfolio – Barron’s

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Asking Financial Advisors the Right Questions – Barron’s

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Bourdain, Spade, Advisors and Suicidal Depression – Barron’s

The back-to-back suicides in June of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain were a jarring reminder that material success is no shield against inner turmoil.

Suicidal depression, traditionally cloaked in stigma, is an issue that is coming into fuller view, in part partly due to a sheer increase in suicide rates. They’ve increased in nearly every state over the past two decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. In half those states, the rate has jumped more than 30%.

So what are financial advisors’ role and responsibilities against this backdrop?

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Three Richmond-area executives are inducted into Business Hall of Fame

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Alan Lingerfelt (from left), chairman and CEO of Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners; Dalal Maria Salomon, CEO and founding partner of Salomon & Ludwin LLC; and Matthew G. Thompson, the retired chairman of Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley, were inducted into the Greater Richmond Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony and banquet at The Jefferson Hotel on Thursday night. – Shelby Lum – Times-Dispatch

Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors – 2018

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Full Disclosure – This Bull-Headed Market

Barron’s America’s Top Financial Advisors – READ MORE

Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors – READ MORE

Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors – 2017 – READ MORE

Forbes Top 200 Women Advisors – 2017

Forbes – “How The Financial Crisis Turned Dalal Salomon Into An Emotionless Investor” – 2017 – READ MORE

Full Disclosure – Money on The RVA

Richmond Bride – “A Marriage of Finances” – Advice on how to manage marital finances from Dalal Salomon, CEO and founding partner of Salomon & Ludwin – 2016 – READ MORE

RichmondMag.com – “Investing in Independence” – 2016 – READ MORE

Bank Investment Consultant – “Client couples: Should each person have a portfolio?” – 2016 – READ MORE

On Wall Street – “Client couples: Should each person have a portfolio?” – 2016 – READ MORE

Richmond Times Dispatch – “Going the Extra Mile in the World of Finance” – 2015 – READ MORE

Financial Times – Top 400 Financial Advisors in USA – 2014
#1 in Richmond, VA

Financial Times – Top 100 Women Financial Advisors – 2014

#1 in Richmond, VA

Registered Rep – Top 100 Independent Advisors – 2012

Registered Rep – Top 100 Independent Advisors – 2011

Richmond Magazine – Five Star Wealth Advisor Professional – 2013

Richmond Magazine – Five Star Wealth Advisor Professional – 2012

Richmond Magazine – Five Star Wealth Advisor Professional – 2011

Virginia Business Magazine – Virginia’s Top Financial Advisors – 2009

Virginia Business Magazine – Virginia’s Top Financial Advisors – 2007

Virginia Business Magazine – Virginia’s Top Financial Advisors – 2006 – READ MORE

Virginia Business Magazine – Virginia’s Top Financial Advisors – 2005

Forbes Top 200 Women Advisors – Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.

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 a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Active as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process*); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients; 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or awarded. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided and is not indicative of the winner’s future performance. 4,500 Richmond wealth managers were considered for the award; XXX (7 % of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers. *To qualify as having a favorable regulatory and complaint history, the person cannot have: 1. been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a suspended or revoked license, or payment of a fine, 2. had more than three customer complaints filed against them (settled or pending) with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process, 3. individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority, 4. filed for bankruptcy, or 5. been convicted of a felony.