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Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Debra Brede,
Named in Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

Waltham, MA (June 12, 2013)—Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, congratulates Debra Brede, founder of D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, Inc., in Needham, Massachusetts, on being named to Barron’s list of Top 100 Women Financial Advisors for 2013.

This marks the eighth consecutive time Brede has ranked in the annual list. According to Barron’s, a leading financial publication, these financial advisors consistently deliver sharp insights and excellent service; the ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices.

“We are continually impressed by Debra’s recognition in this prestigious list year after year,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth. “To be named among some of the best and brightest financial advisors in the industry shows Debra’s longstanding commitment to her clients. As a valued member of the Commonwealth community for nearly 24 years, she deserves our most sincere congratulations on this well-deserved acknowledgment, and we look forward to continuing to support her practice.”

About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. J.D. Power and Associates ranks Commonwealth “Highest in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Three Times in a Row.” The firm supports more than 1,450 independent advisors nationwide in serving their clients as registered representatives, investment adviser representatives, and registered investment advisers, as well as through hybrid service models. For more information, please visit

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