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The investments and services listed may not be appropriate for all investors. Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC recommends that investors independently evaluate particular investments, and encourages investors to seek the advice of a Wealth Manager. The appropriateness of a particular investment will depend upon an investor's individual circumstances and objectives.

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When Steward Partners Investment Solutions LLC, its affiliates and Steward Partners Wealth Managers provide “investment advice” regarding a retirement or welfare benefit plan account, an individual retirement account or a Coverdell education savings account. Steward Partners is a “fiduciary” as those terms are defined under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (“ERISA”), and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”), as applicable. When Steward Partners provides investment education, takes orders on an unsolicited basis or otherwise does not provide “investment advice”, Steward Partners will not be considered a “fiduciary” under ERISA and/or the Code. Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Steward Partners does not provide tax or legal advice. Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a Retirement Account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments or other transactions made with respect to a Retirement Account.

Source: Forbes.com Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors 21019 | 2020| 2021 | 2022 ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person, virtual and telephone due diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively, a major component of a ranking algorithm that includes: client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, including: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criterion because client objectives and risk tolerances vary, and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC and are not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Neither Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC nor its Wealth Managers pay a fee to Forbes or SHOOK Research in exchange for the ranking. For more information, see www.SHOOKresearch.com.

Source: Forbes.com. Top Women Wealth Advisors ranking 21019 | 2020| 2021 | 2022 was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person and telephone due diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively, a major component of a ranking algorithm that includes: client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, including: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. Investment performance is not a criterion because client objectives and risk tolerances vary, and advisors rarely have audited performance reports. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC and are not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receives compensation from any party, including Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC, nor its Wealth Manager in exchange for the ranking. For more information, see www.SHOOKresearch.com. ©2021 Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC. Member SIPC.

Source: The Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisors is an independent listing produced annually by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times. The FT 400 is based on data gathered from advisors, broker-dealer home offices, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflects each advisor’s status in six primary areas: assets under management (AUM), asset growth, compliance record, experience, credentials and online accessibility. This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Neither the brokerages nor the advisors pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 400.

Investment News “2019 Top 50 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers”, April 2019. The Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers program is a national program managed by Best Companies Group. The survey and recognition program are dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the financial advice/wealth management industry. The final list is based on the following criteria: must be a registered investment adviser (RIA), affiliated with an independent broker-dealer (IBD), or a hybrid doing business through an RIA and must be in business for a minimum of one year and must have a minimum of 15 full-time/part-time employees. The assessment process is compiled in a two part process based on the findings of the employer benefits & policies questionnaire and the employee engagement & satisfaction survey. The results are analyzed and categorized according to 8 Core Focus Areas: Leadership and Planning, Corporate Culture and Communications, Role Satisfaction, Work Environment, Relationship with Supervisor, Training, Development and Resources, Pay and Benefits and Overall Engagement. Best Companies Group will survey up to 400 randomly selected employees in a company depending on company size. The two data sets are combined and analyzed to determine the rankings. The award is not representative of any one client's experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of advisor's future performance. Neither Steward Partners nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award. Investment News and/or Best Companies Group is not affiliated with Steward Partners.

The 2017 / 2018 / 2019 Washington Business Journal Fastest-Growing Companies honor is not awarded based on investment advisory services rendered. This ranking is not indicative of advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Steward Partners nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating.

The 2017 / 2018 / 2019 / 2020 / 2021 Washington Business Journal BPTW honor and the Washington Post's Top Workplace awards are not awarded based on investment advisory services rendered. This ranking is not indicative of advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience

The 2018 / 2019 / 2020 ranking of Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 list, is based on the percentage of revenue growth over a three-year period, 2014 to 2017. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be a U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or division of other companies - as of December 31, 2017 (since then some on the list have gone public or been acquired). The minimum revenue required for 2014 was $100,000, the minimum revenue required for 2017 was $2,000,000. Inc. Magazine reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. This award is bestowed by an independent third party not affiliated with Steward Partners. Steward Partners has not paid a fee in exchange for this award. This recognition is not indicative of future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience.

Barron's Top 100 RIA Firms, 2020 / 2021. Barron's is a registered trademark of Dow Jones & Company, L.P. All rights reserved. Participation in this ranking is by invitation only and limited to firms that meet the minimum eligibility requirements. About 200 firms were nominated, with 100 being ranked. Participating firms were evaluated and ranked on a wide range of quantitative and qualitative data, including: assets overseen by the firm, revenue generated by the firm, level of technology spending, number of clients, size of staff, diversity across staff, and placement of a succession plan. The ranking may not be representative of any one client's experience, is not an endorsement, and is not indicative of the advisor's future performance. Neither Steward Partners nor any of its Financial Advisors pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Barron's is not affiliated with Steward Partners.

The 2021 Washington Post Top Workplaces ranking honors the DC metro area's leading companies to showcase 200 of the highest ranked workplaces in the region. More than 3,500 area companies were invited to participate and 413 were surveyed. The top companies were chosen based on survey responses from more than 65,500 employees on topics varying from employee development to innovation.