Blankinship & Foster Named to 2017 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers

2017 Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Adviser

June 22, 2017 – Blankinship & Foster is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2017 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.

This is the fourth annual FT 300 list, produced independently by the Financial Times in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the FT that provides business intelligence on the investment management industry.

RIA firms applied for consideration, having met a minimum set of criteria. Applicants were then graded on six factors: assets under management (AUM); AUM growth rate; years in existence; advanced industry credentials of the firm’s advisers; online accessibility; and compliance records. There are no fees or other considerations required of RIAs that apply for the FT 300.

The final FT 300 represents an impressive cohort of elite RIA firms, as the “average” practice in this year’s list has been in existence for 24 years and manages $2.7 billion in assets. The FT 300 Top RIAs hail from 37 states and Washington, D.C.

The FT 300 is one in series of rankings of top advisers by the Financial Times, including the FT 401 (DC retirement plan advisers) and the FT 400 (broker-dealer advisers).

About Blankinship & Foster, LLC

Blankinship & Foster is an independent, nationally recognized fee-only wealth advisory firm in Solana Beach, California, whose guidance extends beyond investments. Blankinship & Foster specializes in working with retirees, women and successful families, providing a unique wealth management process that helps clients organize and clarify their personal finances to achieve peace of mind. Founded on core values of integrity and exceptional service, clients have benefited from this tradition of objective forthright advice for over 35 years.

Blankinship & Foster has been recognized by such periodicals as Worth, Medical Economics, Wealth Manager, Financial Advisor, and other industry publications. For more information about Blankinship & Foster, please call (858) 755-5166.

Learn more about how Blankinship & Foster helps Retirees, Pre-retirees, and Women In Transition achieve clarity, confidence and direction in their finances.


Important Disclosures:

FT 300 Disclosure: The Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers is an independent listing produced annually by the Financial Times (June, 2017). 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

Additional Disclosures:

Certain information was obtained from third party sources believed to be reliable but it is not guaranteed. Blankinship & Foster is not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken as a result of information provided in this presentation and does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information requested or displayed. The opinions referenced herein are as of the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. We are providing the content for informational purposes only and it should not be considered investment advice or a recommendation to buy or sell any securities. There is a risk of loss from an investment in securities, including the risk of loss of principal. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that any specific investment will be profitable or suitable for a particular investor’s financial situation or risk tolerance.

Third-party rankings and recognition from ratings services, or publications, are based on specific criteria and do not provide a guarantee that the firm’s investment advisory services will be beneficial to any investor or that a client will experience a high level of performance or positive returns on their investments. Rankings and ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the adviser by any client and should not be considered representative of any one client’s evaluation.

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