Securities Service Network Tops the REP. IBD Report Card Survey

Feb 28, 2013, 14:00 ET from Securities Service Network, Inc. (SSN)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securities Service Network, Inc. (SSN) has tied for first in overall experience in REP. magazine's third annual IBD Report Card Survey. The honor is based on the results of the annual poll conducted by the magazine in December of 2012. The advisors are asked to rank their independent broker dealer on various service aspects and department efficiencies.

"We are humbled by the honor and thank our advisors for voting for SSN," said Wade Wilkinson, SSN President and CEO.  "Advisor satisfaction is a key metric and we see this vote of confidence as affirmation of the service and support we provide to our independent advisors every day."

One voter commented, "They fulfill all of my 'must-have' objectives, and truly allow me to act as an independent business-person. They do not maintain a high cost structure in order to offer services of no interest to me."

Advisors were asked to rank their BD based on Sales and Service Support (marketing, practice management, transition, and account services), Professional development (CE opportunities, conference & events, coaching, and sales support), Technology, Product Offerings, Compensation and Benefits, Compliance, and Management. A broker dealer had to receive at least 50 votes to be included.

About Securities Service Network, Inc.
Securities Service Network, founded in 1983, is a locally owned and operated independent broker dealer, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2013, SSN currently supports 500 affiliated financial professionals nationwide. SSN is ranked one of the nation's leading independent broker dealers as recognized in Investment Advisor, Investment News and REP. magazine. and is a member of the INC. 500 magazine's Hall of Fame having been listed 7 times. SSN has also consistently ranked as one of the Friendliest Broker Dealer to RIAs by Investment Advisor magazine. Through its subsidiaries, SSN also offers investment management, advice, financial planning and insurance services.  For more information on SSN, please visit www.joinssn.com.

Contact:
Heather Mazzouccolo
Marketing Manager
Securities Service Network, Inc.
(865) 777-4677 ext. 274
heather.mazzouccolo@ssnetwork.com

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