Kate Flood

Kate Flood is director, editorial, at Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer. With the firm since 2002, she leads a talented editorial team tasked with ensuring that the content, grammar, spelling, and punctuation in all of Commonwealth's marketing materials—from trade pub ads, to webpages, to blog posts, to articles affiliated advisors can use with their clients—is both high quality and consistent. She also serves as editor-in-chief of the firm’s flagship publication, the Commonwealth Business Review, collaborating with in-house subject-matter experts to improve upon their articles, as well as working with the creative team to guide both print and electronic versions through the various stages of editing and production. Kate earned a BA with honors in English literature from the University of Cincinnati and also briefly studied vocal performance at the New England Conservatory.

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31 Tweetable Quotes to Inspire Positive Change in the New Year

Recommended Reading for Financial Advisors from Commonwealth's Leaders

31 Tweetable Quotes to Inspire Positive Change in the New Year

Posted by Kate Flood

December 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Change is hard. It’s why resolutions to lose weight or exercise more often don’t last long into the New Year. Old habits die hard, after all! To make lasting change requires determination and commitment, but focus on your desired behavior long enough and it, too, will become a habit—a good one that you’re proud of.

In the spirit of the season, I scoured the Internet—and asked some of my fellow Commonwealth colleagues—for quotes to inspire positive change.

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Topics: Practice Management

Recommended Reading for Financial Advisors from Commonwealth's Leaders

Posted by Kate Flood

December 17, 2014 at 1:30 PM

In our ever-changing industry, there's one constant: we can never stop learning. Thinking, exploring new ideas, keeping up with trends, and reading need to be a part of our daily routine. This New Year, you may want to devote more time to delving into interesting, inspiring books. But with so much content out there, it can be difficult to know where to start—and even easier to lose steam after a month or two.

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Topics: Practice Management

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