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Written Acknowledgement of Fiduciary Status
When we provide investment advice to you regarding your retirement plan account or individual retirement account, we are fiduciaries within the meaning of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and/or the Internal Revenue Code, as applicable, which are laws governing retirement accounts. The way we make money creates some conflicts with your interests, so we operate under a special rule that requires us to act in your best interest and not put our interest ahead of yours.
Under this special rule’s provisions, we must:• Meet a professional standard of care when making investment recommendations (give prudent advice);• Never put our financial interests ahead of yours when making recommendations (give loyal advice);• Avoid misleading statements about conflicts of interest, fees, and investments;• Follow policies and procedures designed to ensure that we give advice that is in your best interest;• Charge no more than is reasonable for our services; and• Give you basic information about conflicts of interest