CLARKSTON, Mich., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarkston, Mich.-based Freedom One Investment Advisors, one of the nation's leading 401(k) plan consultants, has for the fifth consecutive year met the high standards necessary to retain the prestigious Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) certification for 2011. Freedom One Financial Group President and CEO Mark Wayne made the announcement.
As a certifying organization, CEFEX provides an independent recognition of a firm's conformity to a defined standard of practice. It implies that a firm can demonstrate adherence to the industry's best practices, and is positioned to earn the public's trust. This registration serves investors who require assurance that their investments are being managed according to commonly accepted best practices.
"As a fiduciary, earning the trust of clients when managing their corporate 401(k) plans is absolutely critical," said Wayne. "Our CEFEX certification shows our firm's commitment to employing the best processes regarding our fiduciary responsibility to our clients. These processes allow us to help employers navigate the confusing regulatory environment and provide them with the unbiased resources necessary to make the right financial decisions for their employees."
CEFEX uses the ISO 19011, the standard management evaluation methodology worldwide in a variety of industries for more than 30 years. Freedom One Investment Advisors renews their certification every 12 months.
Freedom One Financial Group is a trusted 401(k) plan consultant to employees, employers and other fiduciaries who value independent and unbiased advice to improve their retirement plans. With more than 20 years of successful experience, Freedom One Financial Group team members specialize in providing state-of-the-art employee communications, retirement planning, and administrative services to more than 1,000 clients across the United States. Plan design, implementation, and employee communication services provided by Freedom One Retirement Services. Investment advisory services provided by Freedom One Investment Advisors, a SEC-registered investment adviser. For more information, visit FreedomOneFinancial.com.
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