Cambridge Investment Research Relationship With Cambridge Investment ResearchOur relationship with Cambridge Investment Research provides us with the tools we need to serve our clients. Because Cambridge does not offer any proprietary products, you can rest assured that our recommendations are objective, unbiased, and made specifically with your best interests at heart. Backed by one of the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer*, our firm has access to state-of-the art technology, innovative investment tools, independent research, and exceptional support services that allow us to devote our full attention to your needs and objectives.Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) is an independent, privately-controlled broker-dealer with over $73 billion assets under management*, 700 home office associates, and over 3,000 independent registered representatives serving hundreds of thousands of clients across the United States. As an industry leader, we strive to create a workplace that reflects our four core values of integrity, commitment, flexibility, and kindness while fostering an atmosphere that allows our associates to thrive and enjoy our mutual success. Cambridge has been honored as ‘Broker Dealer of the Year’ for 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, and 2003 by Investment Advisor magazine;1 and was ranked 10th in the ‘2016 FP50 IBD Revenue Growth’ by Financial Planning magazine.2 Cambridge is also among the top 25 large companies honored as a ‘Top Workplace in Iowa’ for 2015, and is one of only 13 companies consecutively ranked among the Top Workplaces since the ranking began in 2011 by the Des Moines Register.3* AUM reflects commission and fee-based assets1 Investment Advisor magazine, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, Division IV; 2003, Division III. Cambridge received the highest marks from its rep-advisors in the Investment Advisor Broker-Dealer of the Year 2015 Division IV category. A broker-dealer becomes eligible for this honor only after a minimum of 10 percent of its producing rep-advisors cast valid ballots. These ballots also rate the broker-dealer in 15 different categories defined by Investment Advisor as relevant challenges and concerns by rep-advisors. The broker-dealers receiving the highest marks in each of four divisions are declared Broker-Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor magazine. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of participating rep-advisors surveyed in June of the eight years listed. Your experience may vary. Visit thinkadvisor.com.2 Financial Planning magazine, June "FP50", Top 50 Independent Broker-Dealer Issue, 20163 Des Moines Register, "Top Workplaces in Iowa," 2011-2015Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, and investment advisory services offered through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser. Both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Cambridge Investment Group, Inc.