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Brian Glazer, ChFC®

Brian Glazer, ChFC®, is a senior investment consultant at Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, the nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer. With the firm since 2012, Brian provides affiliated advisors with comprehensive solutions to their investment-related questions, assisting them with mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, asset allocation, approved advisory platforms (including our fee-based Preferred Portfolio Services® platform), and overall case design. He holds a BS from the University of Vermont and an MBA from Suffolk University.

Recent Posts

Looking Too Far Ahead Can Leave Investors Far Behind

February 19, 2020

Brad here. One of the things we try to do as investors is see into the future. To some extent, we can—but not as much as we wish and often not as far as we think. In today’s post, Brian Glazer, a senior investment consultant here at Commonwealth, takes a look at how to keep those expectations under control.

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Best Practices for Teaching Children About Money

November 19, 2019

Brad here. As a parent, one of the things I am struggling with is how to teach my son about money. Today, we have a terrific post from Brian Glazer, a Commonwealth investment consultant here at the home office, who is clearly doing a much better job at it than my wife and I are. I learned a lot, and I hope you will, too. Thanks, Brian!

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Back to Basics: Lessons from an Investment Legend

October 11, 2019

Brad here. Every so often, it is a great idea to go back to the basics and make sure you are doing the fundamentals right. Brian Glazer, a senior investment consultant on our Investment Consulting Services team, spends his days working with advisors to help them do just that. He put together this piece that summarizes some lessons from a legend in the investment profession. It’s a good read and a great reminder of what we should be doing. Thanks, Brian, so over to you. Have a great weekend everyone!

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My Portfolio Isn’t Beating the Market: Should It?

August 16, 2019

Brad here. Today's post features an interesting discussion on how to measure portfolio performance. It was written by Brian Glazer, a senior investment consultant on our Investment Consulting Services team. Take it away, Brian.

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