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Whether it’s day one or you’ve been with us for years the WFAFN community is there to walk you through process, talk, answer questions and ensure you have the resources and tools to make your practice successful.

Access to experts in Marketing, Risk Management, Operational, Practice Management, Strategic Initiative, Succession Planning, and M&A Purchases.

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We believe every transition needs a guide who knows the way — who to call, what to do next, and how to mitigate the problems that crop up along the way.

What Independent Financial Advisors are saying.

“WFAFN Provides you with support on the band end and takes a large amount of responsibility off your plate if you are an independent owner. You have the support and resources of a large warehouse with a hands-off approach.”
Eveylyn Carter
Branch manager, owner, Acequia Investment Group

15 years of forward movement with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network

2001

First Union Securities enters independent business with acquisition of J.W. Genesis

2002

First Union/Wachovia merger

2007

Wachovia Securities merges with A.G. Edwards

322 Practices
587 Financial Advisors

2009

Wachovia Securities becomes Wells Fargo Advisors

420 Practices
805 Financial Advisors

2019

18 Year Anniversary

637 Practices
1,323 Financial Advisors

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