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Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Debra Brede, Named to Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors

Waltham, MA (June 11, 2018)—Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer, congratulates Debra Brede, founder of D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, Inc., in Needham, Massachusetts, on being named one of Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors for 2018.

This marks the 13th consecutive time Brede has ranked in the annual list. According to Barron's, a leading financial publication, 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 so pleased to see Debra honored with this distinction for the 13th year in a row," said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth. "This well-deserved recognition is a testament to Debra's talent and passion as an independent financial advisor, as well as to her unwavering commitment to her clients. On behalf of the entire Commonwealth community, we wish Debra continued success and remain committed to supporting every aspect of her first-class practice."

About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. The firm supports approximately 1,800 independent financial advisors nationwide. For more information, please visit

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*Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors bases its ratings on a proprietary analysis of the following qualitative and quantitative criteria: a minimum seven years of financial services experience, acceptable compliance record, client retention, assets under management, revenues generated, and the quality of the advisor's practice. A portion of the ranking is based on a sampling of a financial advisor's clients and does not represent any one client's experience. Barron's does not provide a count of eligible nominees for the award, citing its data as proprietary. Investment performance is not a criterion, and this recognition is not indicative of the advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. Before working with any financial advisor, please be sure to conduct your own due diligence and research to ensure that the relationship is right for you.