LPL Financial is one of the nation's leading financial services companies and a publicly traded
company under ticker symbol LPLA. The firm's mission is rooted in the belief that objective financial
guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. LPL does not offer proprietary investment products or
engage in investment banking activities; this means advisors affiliated with LPL are not pressured or
influenced by LPL to sell its products. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide are able to rely on
the firm's tools and resources to help them provide financial guidance and recommendations to help
meet their clients' needs. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com.