Disclosure

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

Harrison Berkman Claypool & Guard, PLLC (“HBCG”) is a firm of Certified Public Accountants located in Seattle, Washington.  The firm and its members are in compliance with the current licensing and registration requirements of the Washington State Board of Accountancy and are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  The firm also maintains necessary licensing and/or registration in certain other states depending on client needs and state requirements. HBCG’s web site is limited to the dissemination of general information pertaining to its accounting services, together with access to additional tax and financial information, publications, and links.  Accordingly, the publication of HBCG’s web site on the Internet should not be construed by any consumer and/or prospective client as HBCG’s solicitation to provide tax or accounting services in the state where the prospective client resides.

HBC Financial Services, PLLC (HBCFS”) is an SEC registered investment adviser located in Seattle, Washington.  HBCFS and its representatives are in compliance with the current filing requirements imposed upon SEC registered investment advisers by those states in which HBCFS maintains clients.  HBCFS may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements.  HBCFS’ web site is limited to the dissemination of general information pertaining to its advisory services, together with access to additional investment-related information, publications, and links.  Accordingly, the publication of HBCFS’ web site on the Internet should not be construed by any consumer and/or prospective client as HBCFS’ solicitation to effect, or attempt to effect transactions in securities, or the rendering of personalized investment advice for compensation, over the Internet.  Any subsequent, direct communication by HBCFS with a prospective client shall be conducted by a representative that is either registered or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration in the state where the prospective client resides. For information pertaining to the registration status of HBCFS, please contact the SEC or the state securities regulators for those states in which HBCFS maintains a notice filing.  A copy of HBCFS’ current written disclosure statement discussing HBCFS’ business operations, services, and fees is available from HBCFS upon written request.  

HBCG and/or HBCFS do not make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, timeliness, suitability, completeness, or relevance of any information prepared by any unaffiliated third party, whether linked to this web site or incorporated herein, and takes no responsibility therefore.  All such information is provided solely for convenience purposes only and all users thereof should be guided accordingly.

Please remember that different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment or investment strategy (including those undertaken or recommended by HBCFS), will be profitable or equal any historical performance level(s).

Certain portions of HBCFS’ web site (i.e. newsletters, articles, commentaries, etc.) may contain a discussion of, and/or provide access to, HBCFS (and those of other investment and non-investment professionals) positions and/or recommendations as of a specific prior date.  Due to various factors, including changing market conditions, such discussion may no longer be reflective of current position(s) and/or recommendation(s).  Moreover, no client or prospective client should assume that any such discussion serves as the receipt of, or a substitute for, personalized advice from HBCFS, or from any other investment professional.  HBCFS is neither an attorney nor an accountant, and no portion of the web site content should be interpreted as legal, accounting or tax advice on the part of HBCFS

Rankings and/or recognition by unaffiliated rating services and/or publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if HBCFS is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services, nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of HBCFS by any of its clients.  Rankings published by magazines, and others, generally base their selections exclusively  on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized adviser.

To the extent that any client or prospective client utilizes any economic calculator or similar interactive device contained within or linked to HBCFS’ web site, the client and/or prospective client acknowledges and understands that the information resulting from the use of any such calculator/device, is not, and should not be construed, in any manner whatsoever, as the receipt of, or a substitute for, personalized individual advice from HBCFS, or from any other investment professional.

Each client and prospective client agrees, as a condition precedent to his/her/its access to HBCG and HBCFS’ web site, to release and hold harmless HBCG and/or HBCFS, its officers, directors, owners, employees and agents from any and all adverse consequences resulting from any of his/her/its actions and/or omissions which are independent of his/her/its receipt of personalized individual advice from HBCG and/or HBCFS.