Five Star Professional has named Steve Hayden as one of the recipients of the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager award in the Atlanta Metro for 7 years in a row. The award winners appeared in a special section in the October issue of Atlanta Magazine. Five Star Professional partnered with Atlanta Magazine to conduct research to identify a select group of wealth managers who are exceptional in both their ability and their commitment to overall satisfaction. Approximately 4 percent of the 8,260 licensed wealth managers in the Atlanta Metro were selected to receive this award.

Five Star Wealth Manager award candidates were nominated by their firm or a peer to be considered for this award. They were then evaluated against 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including client retention rates and fulfilling Investors Capital’s firm review based on internal standards. Only wealth managers with a minimum of five years of experience were considered. Each wealth manager was reviewed for regulatory actions, civil judicial actions and customer complaints as reported by regulatory agencies.

About Five Star Professional

Five Star Professional provides localized, independent client satisfaction research on the performance of service professionals. Five Star Professional conducts research with industry peers and leaders to identify service professionals who score highest in overall satisfaction. Award candidates also undergo a thorough regulatory review. Five Star Professional joins forces with city and regional magazines to make the research results available to consumers in 46 markets across the United States and Canada. Five Star Professional was founded in 2005 and is based in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, go to:

About Atlanta Planning Group

Steve Hayden founded Atlanta Planning Group in Atlanta, GA in 2002. Mr. Hayden is a registered representative of Investors Capital Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC. He specializes in asset management, insurance, wealth planning, business consulting and corporate services. Mr. Hayden may be reached at 404-816-1153 x320 or Please feel free to visit on the web at

About Investors Capital Corporation:

Investors Capital Corporation (ICC) of Lynnfield, Massachusetts is a member of the Cetera Financial Group and a wholly owned subsidiary of RCS Capital Corporation (RCAP). Our mission is to provide financial advisors with 5-Star Service sm and support, including advisory programs, strategic practice management and marketing services, and technology, to help them grow their businesses and exceed their clients’ expectations. We received the Broker/Dealer of the Year award in 2013, 2011, 2001 and 2000. For more information, please call (800) 949-1422 x4814 or visit

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