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Frank Fantozzi Recognized as One of the 2016 Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers

Published: 10/03/2016

CLEVELAND, OHIO – (September 2016) -  Frank Fantozzi of 401(k) Prosperity™ in Cleveland, Ohio was recently named among the 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers. The list, produced by financial services publication Financial Times in collaboration with Ignites Research, recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans. Fantozzi is supported by LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer and a leader in the retail financial advice market. Advisors were chosen based on several criteria, including the amount of DC plan assets under advisement, growth in his or her DC plan business, specialization in DC plan business, among other factors.

“On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Frank Fantozzi on being recognized among the top retirement plan advisors in the industry,” said David Reich, executive vice president and head of Retirement Partners, LPL Financial. “We are proud to support Frank and 401(k) Prosperity™ with specialized resources, with the shared goal of helping more Americans work toward a successful retirement. We are proud to support Frank and wish him continued success.”

About  401(k) ProsperityTM seeks to create Simplicity in a Complex WorldTM through an approach that transcends mechanical solutions and traditional methodologies to bring a distinctly human touch to retirement planning that leads to genuine understanding, enthusiasm, and motivation on the part of plan participants. 401(k) ProsperityTM is the corporate retirement planning and institutional investment management division of Planned Financial Services, an Ohio-based, independent financial planning and wealth management firm with offices in Brecksville and Beachwood, Ohio. The firm has had a strong presence in Northeast Ohio since 1994, advises clients in 30 states, and employs 10 team members. Additionally, the firm provides individuals, families, and businesses access to a full suite of financial, advisory and investment services to help improve their Return on Life® through proactive financial and investment advice that is relevant, objective, and actionable—an approach that combines insightful analysis along with personalized financial strategies and unbiased investment advice. For additional information about 401(k) ProsperityTM, please visit www.401kProsperity.com.

About Planned Financial Services

Planned Financial Services is an Ohio-based, independent financial planning and wealth management firm with offices in Brecksville and Beachwood, Ohio. The firm has had a strong presence in Northeast Ohio since 1994, advises clients in 30 states, and employs 10 team members. Additionally, the firm provides individuals, families, and businesses access to a full suite of financial, advisory and investment services to help improve their Return on Life® through proactive financial and investment advice that is relevant, objective, and actionable—an approach that combines insightful analysis along with personalized financial strategies and unbiased investment advice. For additional information about PFS, please visit www.PlannedFinancial.com

About LPL Financial

LPL Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA), is a leader in the retail financial advice market and served approximately $500 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of July 31, 2016. LPL is one of the fastest growing RIA custodians and is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine June 1996-2016). The Company provides proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and Independent research to more than 14,000 independent financial advisors and over 700 banks and credit unions, enabling them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial realities. Advisors associated with LPL also serviced an estimated 45,000 retirement plans with an estimated $124 billion in retirement plan assets, as of June 30, 2016. LPL also supports approximately 4,200 financial advisors licensed and affiliated with insurance companies with customized clearing, advisory platforms, and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have more than 3,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit www.lpl.com.

Securities and Retirement Plan Consulting Program advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, member FINRA/SIPC.

Financial Planning offered through Planned Financial Services, a registered investment advisor and a separate entity from LPL Financial.

LPL Financial and Financial Times are not affiliated entities.

FT Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors is awarded to financial advisors advising at least $50 million in defined contribution (DC) plan assets where DC plans represent at least 20% of total AUM. Advisors are graded on several criteria, including growth in DC plans and assets, plan participation rates, experience and industry certifications, and compliance record.

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