Vahanian & Boyce honored at National Financial Advisor Conference

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Vahanian & Associates Financial PlanningNovember 2013 – Local financial advisors Jeffrey Vahanian and Bonnie Boyce of Vahanian & Associates Financial Planning, Inc. were recipients of special honors at the ConnectED National Conference held from October 6-10 in Las Vegas. This was the largest annual education meeting ever hosted by Advisor Group, with more than 3,300 attendees from across the country.

The conference brought together advisors and executives from Advisor Group’s four broker-dealers. One of them, Royal Alliance Associates, has over 2,000 affiliated independent financial advisors among which Mr. Vahanian has been a long time leader. Mr. Vahanian, a Certified Financial Planner™, is a permanent member and past chairman of the Royal Alliance National Advisory Board whose 10 members work with Royal management to facilitate delivery of cutting edge services.

Vahanian was inducted into the Royal Alliance Master’s Club, acknowledging his 25 year affiliation with the company. Certified Financial Planner™, Bonnie Boyce was acknowledged, in turn, for her three year role as chairperson of the Royal Alliance Administrative Council where she too remains as an ongoing board member. Ms. Boyce, who serves as Chief Compliance Officer for Vahanian & Associates, is a past recipient of the Royal Alliance National Compliance Audit Award and has been with the firm for 22 years. On the acknowledgements, Mr. Vahanian said “I am proud that Bonnie and I have each been able to contribute to our community of fellow advisors. I am particularly pleased that Bonne’s special contributions have been noted.” Vahanian added “Our firm has always been about far more than managing money. What it is really about is helping people pursue the principles, values and objectives that make their lives complete. Helping our peers at Royal Alliance has also been part of this journey.”

About Vahanian & Associates: Vahanian & Associates Financial Planning Inc. provides financial planning, investment management, and estate planning services for high net worth clients. Vahanian & Associates is located at 60 Railroad Place in Saratoga Springs, NY (518)583-0891. Mr. Vahanian is also separately a registered representative offering securities through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Vahanian & Associates Financial Planning Inc., a registered investment advisor not affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. The company website can be visited at

Royal Alliance is consistently recognized as one of the premier independent broker-dealers in the country. The company’s reputation is the result of an open-architecture model and commitment to leading edge technology and superior service.

Advisor Group is one of the largest independent broker-dealer networks in the United States and consists of FSC Securities Corporation, Royal Alliance Associates, SagePoint Financial and Woodbury Financial. These independent broker-dealers, with more than 6,000 independent financial advisors, are all wholly-owned subsidiaries of Advisor Group and Members FINRA/SIPC.