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Our national network of more than 1,800 financial advisors provides comprehensive, personal financial planning services to clients across the United States. As more middle-income and mass affluent individuals and families realize the importance of planning for their financial futures, the demand for professional financial advice has grown markedly. Our advisors specialize in developing personal financial plans and investment strategies for retirement, education, insurance and estate planning needs.

Founded in 1937, we’re today a subsidiary of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE: WDR), which became a publicly traded company in 1998.

Through its subsidiaries, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. provides investment management and financial planning services to clients throughout the United States and globally. Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company serves as investment advisor to the Waddell & Reed Advisors Group of Mutual Funds, Ivy Funds Variable Insurance Portfolios, Inc. and Ivy Funds InvestEd Portfolios. Ivy Investment Management Company serves as investment advisor to Ivy Funds.

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