Madison Wealth Management (“Madison“) is an SEC registered investment adviser with offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and the Washington, DC area. Madison and its representatives are in compliance with the current filing requirements imposed upon SEC registered investment advisers by those states in which Madison maintains clients. Madison may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. Madison’s web site is limited to the dissemination of general information pertaining to its advisory services, together with access to additional investment-related information, publications, and links. Accordingly, the publication of Madison’s web site on the Internet should not be construed by any consumer and/or prospective client as Madison’s solicitation to effect, or attempt to effect transactions in securities, or the rendering of personalized investment advice for compensation, over the Internet. Any subsequent, direct communication by Madison with a prospective client shall be conducted by a representative that is either registered or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration in the state where the prospective client resides. For information pertaining to the registration status of Madison, please contact the SEC or the state securities regulators for those states in which Madison maintains a notice filing. A copy of Madison’s current written disclosure statement discussing Madison’s business operations, services, and fees is available from Madison upon written request. Madison does not make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, timeliness, suitability, completeness, or relevance of any information prepared by any unaffiliated third party, whether linked to Madison’s web site or incorporated herein, and takes no responsibility therefor. All such information is provided solely for convenience purposes only and all users thereof should be guided accordingly.
Please remember that different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment or investment strategy (including those undertaken or recommended by Madison), will be profitable or equal any historical performance level(s).
Certain portions of Madison’s web site (i.e. newsletters, articles, commentaries, etc.) may contain a discussion of, and/or provide access to, Madison’s (and those of other investment and non-investment professionals) positions and/or recommendations as of a specific prior date. Due to various factors, including changing market conditions, such discussion may no longer be reflective of current position(s). Moreover, no client or prospective client should assume that any such discussion serves as the receipt of, or a substitute for, personalized advice from Madison, or from any other investment professional. Madison is neither an attorney nor an accountant, and no portion of the web site content should be interpreted as legal, accounting or tax advice.
Rankings and/or recognition by unaffiliated rating services and/or publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Madison is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services, nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of Madison by any of its clients. Rankings published by magazines, and others, generally base their selections exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized adviser. Such third party rankings and awards do not evaluate the quality of service provided by Madison.
Financial Times 300
The Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors is an independent listing produced annually by the Financial Times. The FT 300 is based on data gathered from RIA firms, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflected each practice’s performance in six primary areas: assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, years in existence, credentials and online accessibility. This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the practice’s future performance. Neither the RIA firms nor their employees pay a fee to The Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 300.
Five Star Wealth Managers by Cincinnati Magazine: Five Star Professional has partnered with Cincinnati Magazine to help consumers find wealth managers and investment professionals in their area. A research process is used to identify a broad population of candidates. The award is based on 10 objective criteria: 1) Credentialed as a RIA or RIA rep 2) Actively licensed as an RIA or as a principal of an RIA firm for minimum of 5 years 3) Favorable regulatory and complaint history review 4) Fulfilled 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. Five Star Winners do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients, and is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The list of Five Star Wealth Manager’s is not an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional, and does not constitute a client testimonial. Working with a Five Star Manager is no guarantee of future success, and there is no guarantee this manager will receive the award in the future.
Wealth Manager Magazine – Top wealth manager firms: To be eligible for the Top Wealth Manager ranking, companies must be registered investment advisors, report more than $50 million in assets under advisement, have predominantly individual clients and offer financial planning services. Wealth manager ranks organizations that meet these criteria by the size of their average client relationship, not by total assets, in order to highlight the firms with the wealthiest clientele. The ranking is not indicative of future performance and does not guarantee the future success of the firm.
Financial Advisor – fastest growing independent RIA: The annual RIA Survey by Financial Advisor Magazine is a means of measuring growth among independent registered investment advisors across the United States. Firms must be registered investment advisors and provide financial planning or related services to clients. All firms must be independently owned or a free standing subsidiary of another business. Data is provided by each firm. Mostly from numbers and information published on the ADV, including assets under management. Each participating advisor is ranked alongside their peers. The list is not a recommendation, and is not indicative of the manager’s future success.
AdvisoryHQ: The selection methodology applies certain initial criteria to a list of advisers and wealth managers developed by AdvisoryHQ through public sources. This initial criteria includes: fee structure; fiduciary duty; independence; and scale of innovation. After limiting the initial list using this criteria, AdvisoryHQ utilizes the following final selection filters: resource availability; experience level; transparency; customized service; quality of website; open door policy; and audience. The AdvisoryHQ recognition should not be construed by a client or a prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Madison is engaged; nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of Madison by any of its clients. Investment performance is not a criteria for the recognition and the recognition is not indicative of Madison’s future performance. Madison did not pay a fee for this recognition.
Each client and prospective client agrees, as a condition precedent to his/her/its access to Madison’s web site, to release and hold harmless Madison, its officers, directors, owners, employees and agents from any and all adverse consequences resulting from any of his/her/its actions and/or omissions which are independent of his/her/its receipt of personalized individual advice from Madison