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Wealth Enhancement Group Leads Minnesota in Five Star Wealth Managers

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Wealth Enhancement Group has the most Five Star Wealth Managers of any independent financial planning firm in Minnesota. This is the third straight year that Wealth Enhancement Group has had the majority of its Minneapolis-St. Paul metro advisors nominated.

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Five Star Professional partnered with Twin Cities Business magazine and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine to name award winners. Candidates for the award are judged on ten eligibility and evaluation criteria that are associated with providing quality services to clients. These criteria include industry credentials, experience and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2012-2014 Five Star Wealth Managers. Wealth managers are defined to be those individuals who help their clients prepare a financial plan and/or implement aspects of their financial plan.

Jeff Dekko, Chief Executive Officer of Wealth Enhancement Group, said, "We are extremely honored to once again lead the Twin Cities in Five Star Wealth Managers. The recognition our advisors have received year after year illustrates our commitment to long-term client partnerships and is a testament to the hard work they put in every day."

Less than 7% of wealth managers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area received the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager award. This year's award winners from Wealth Enhancement Group are:

  • Margaret Beggs-Towle (Three-time winner)
  • Nick Beissel (Three-time winner)
  • Mike Bishop (Three-time winner)
  • Robert Burley (Three-time winner)
  • Chad Essman (Two-time winner)
  • Bruce Helmer (Three-time winner)
  • Ben Hess (Two-time winner)
  • Michael Hess (Three-time winner)
  • Steve Hess (Three-time winner)
  • Jeff Hockert (Three-time winner)
  • Bruce Santjer (Three-time winner)
  • Ben Schaefer (Three-time winner)
  • Bill Sukup (Three-time winner)
  • Andrew Thelander (First-time winner)
  • Adam Weiland (Two-time winner)
  • Justin Whiley (Three-time winner)
  • Pat Wolfe (Three-time winner)

About Wealth Enhancement Group

Wealth Enhancement Group is a Greater Minneapolis-based independent wealth management firm with over 150 professionals supporting the offering of comprehensive and customized financial planning and investment management strategies across 40 states.

Established in 1997, Wealth Enhancement Group currently has thousands of clients who entrust them with approximately $4 billion in assets. Serving retail clients at or nearing retirement with $100,000 to $5 million in investible assets, as well as qualified and non-qualified employer-sponsored retirement plans, Wealth Enhancement Group specializes in providing retail mass affluent clients with the comprehensive expertise and resources that are typically available only to large institutional investors and the ultrawealthy. Wealth Enhancement Group uses a team approach with a focus on fostering long-term client relationships and has a presence across 14 offices throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor. Wealth Enhancement Group and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services are separate entities from LPL Financial.

For more information, please visit http://wealthenhancement.com/.

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