Matthew S. Cass, CRPC®

Matthew S. Cass, CRPC®

Financial Consultant

After coming to Wells Fargo Advisors in 2008, Matt joined the Kron & Polis Financial Group in 2012 and has more than ten years of experience helping clients plan for and achieve their financial goals.  Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University in 2006.  As a Financial Advisor, Matt completed the curriculum and examination requirements to earn his Chartered Retirement Planning Counselorsm (CRPC®) designation.  He is currently working to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) professional.  This commitment to continuing career education provides Matt with insights into current planning models and techniques that he is able to adopt to meet his clients' needs.  Matt has been acknowledged as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Philadelphia Magazine in 2014 & 2015.1

Away from the office Matt is active in sports, enjoys traveling and has achieved a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.  Matt currently resides in Elkins Park, PA.  

 

1.)The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by Five Star Professional, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client’s experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their client’s assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com. 3022 Philadelphia area wealth managers were considered for the award; 437 (14 percent of candidates) were named 2017 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2016: 2671 considered, 660 winners; 2015: 4696 considered, 805 winners; 2014: 4438 considered, 856 winners; 2013: 3354 considered, 934 winners; 2012: 2847 considered, 773 winners. 

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