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Associations

As a financial advisor dedicated to placing his clients first, Douglas has pursued connections with groups and associations that support him in that goal. Look through the associations below to gain a better sense of how Forward Financial Strategies is fully committed to its clients.

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER BOARD OF STANDARDS

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is a professional regulatory organization that promotes ethics, integrity and professional standards in personal financial planning. Individuals who meet rigorous certification requirements are certified by the Certified Financial Planner Board to use its certification trademark. Douglas is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.

LPL FINANCIAL

Douglas Turner is a Registered Representative with LPL Financial for the sale of securities. LPL Financial is a broker/dealer firm, a Registered Investment Advisor, and member of FINRA & SIPC. LPL Financial is one of the nation’s leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer,* supporting more than 14,000 financial advisors nationwide. As a Registered Representative with LPL Financial, Douglas may, with appropriate disclosure, receive commissions for securities transactions.

* As reported by Financial Planning Magazine, 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

WESTERN WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Douglas is affiliated with Western Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Advisor comprising more than 80 independent financial advisors with varied and complementary areas of expertise. As a group, Western Wealth Management serves more than 4,500 client accounts and has over $1.1 billion in advisory assets under management*. Douglas’ affiliation with Western Wealth Management provides access to administrative support, analytical tools and technological resources that enhance his client service capabilities.

* AUM and number of accounts as of December 31, 2017

THE FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSOCIATION

Douglas is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). FPA members are committed to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical conduct and clear, complete disclosure to those they serve. They are committed to delivering advice using an objective, client-centered, ethical process. The FPA's nationwide network of nearly 100 chapters encourages professional development and networking on a local level.