Important Updates, News & Media

A selection of our recent client communciations and informational articles


 

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Video: Q4 2022 Economy & Markets
Investmark's Chief Investment Strategist, Jay M. Diamond, provides an insightful look at inflation, interest rates, and other factors influencing the markets. 

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Investmark Advisors Recognized as Five Star Wealth Managers for 2022

We are pleased to announce that Investmark Managing Principals Michael C. Kusick, CFP®, Jay M. Diamond, MBA, and Nicholas T. Christie, CFP® along with Principals Joseph P. Jandreau, CFA®, and Douglas E. Kerr were again selected for recognition as 5 Star Wealth Managers for 2022. 

2022 Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Created by Five Star Professional. Presented in November 2022 based on data gathered within 12 months preceding the issue date. 2,950 Connecticut-area advisors were considered, 289 (9% of candidates) advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.

Please click here for more info.


 

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Investmark Recognized as One of the Top 50 Fastest Growing RIA Firms
We are very pleased to announce that Financial Advisor Magazine, a leading industry publication, has ranked Investmark Advisory Group as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) in the country. "At Investmark Advisory Group, we pride ourselves on innovative client service and cultivating enduring relationships with clients" said Mike Kusick, CEO.

2022 Top 50 Fastest Growing RIAs. Created by Financial Advisor Magazine. Presented in July/Aug 2022 based on data gathered in the last two years. 534 firms were considered, 50 firms were recognized. Firms pay a fee to hold out marketing materials.
Not indicative of firm’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fa-mag.com.

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Commonwealth Ranked #1 in J.D. Power Study

As an independent firm, it is vitally important that we have strong, reliable partners to support our mission of helping you achieve your wealth management and retirement planning goals.  
With that in mind, we thought you'd like to know that Commonwealth Financial Network has been recognized by J.D. Power again this year for highest overall satisfaction among independent advisors*.

 

Commonwealth  received the highest score among independent advisors in the J.D. Power 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018-2022 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies. Presented  on 7.6.2022 for January to May 2022 and is based on responses from 3,039 advisors employed by or affiliated with the firms included in the study.
Not indicative of firm’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Use of study results in promotional materials  is subject to a license fee. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details.
 

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Investmark Advisor's Humanitarian Mission

We are very proud that Nick Christie, CFP, Investmark advisor and Chief Investment Officer is currently volunteering in Poland to assist in the efforts to help Ukrainian refugees. We hope you'll join us in wishing him safe travels and success for these important humanitarian endeavors.  For more details, please click here.


 
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Message From Our CEO

We believe our ensemble approach greatly improves our clients' experience with Investmark and the professional growth and development of our team is a key ingredient in our firm's longevity.  As Investmark grows and strives to meet and anticipate our clients' needs, members of our team have been evolving into new roles and responsibilites and we are thrilled to announce several recent promotions.  

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Jay M. Diamond Selected for 2022 Women’s Choice Award

We are very proud to announce that Investmark Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer Jay M. Diamond, MBA has received the Women's Choice Award for 2022 for continuing to demonstrate a strong commitment to providing exemplary services for female clientele. This is the 8th time Jay has garnered this recognition.

2022 Women’s Choice Award, created by Women Certified Inc. Presented on a rolling basis based on data as of Dec. 31, annually. 603 advisors were considered, 221 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here (https://womenschoiceaward.com/financial-advisors) for more award information.

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Investmark FA Magazine Ranking 2021

Investmark Advisory Group has been recognized by Financial Advisor Magazine as one of 2021’s Top 500 RIA Firms in the Country.  

2021 RIA Survey & Ranking. Created by Financial Advisor Magazine. Presented in July/Aug 2021 for the preceding 12 months.  Survey ranks firms solely on assets under management (“AUM”) compiling a list of 607 firms. Firms pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fa-mag.com.

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Enhanced Security Update for Investor360 Users

The security of your personal financial is of paramount concern to us.  To create an even more secure login process in Investor360°®, multifactor authentication (MFA) will be required for all users (mobile and desktop platforms) starting September 9th, 2021.  If you're having any trouble logging in, or just want more information about this new security feature, you can read this overview.  For step by step guide to logging in with MFA, you can also watch this video.


 

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Investmark Advisor Rob Iannazzo Rescues Family Member from Ida!

The Investmark team is extremely proud of our colleague, Rob Iannazzo, who leapt into action to help evacuate his cousin who was stranded in New Orleans as a result of hurricane Ida.  Rob’s outstanding efforts were featured in this story on News 12 over the weekend.   We congratulate Rob on his selflessness and quick action – he certainly ‘walks the walk’ and is an inspiration to all of us!


 

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The Value of an Advisor

While this will be "old news" for our clients,  we thought it would be helpful for those new to Investmark to discuss the ways that working with us adds "advisor alpha" and helps keep you moving in the Direction of Wealth.  Click here for more info.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Investmark Selected for Investment News List of Best Places To Work

We're very excited to share the news that we were recognized in the current issue of Investment News Magazine as one of the Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers!

2019 Investment news best place to work. Created by Investment News. This award is based on employer and employee surveys covering company culture, benefits, career path, and more. Not specific to financial services and does not imply an endorsement, recommendation, or reflect the performance of the advisor. For more information, please visit https://www.investmentnews.com/.
 
 
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Investmark Recognized by Financial Times**

We are very pleased to announce that Investmark Advisory Group achieved notice in the Financial Times today with inclusion in its “Financial Times 300” list recognizing the top 300 Registered Investment Advisers nationwide and as a Top Five advisor in Connecticut1. 

2016 Financial Times 300 Top Financial Advisers. Created by Ignites Research. Presented in Oct 2016 for the past 12 months. 520 Advisors were considered, 300 advisors (58% of candidates) were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.ft.com.

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Commonwealth Market Updates

Helpful commentary from our broker/dealer, Commonwealth Financial Network®. All of these are updated frequently…lots of great info here.