LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, announced that Mike Duffy and Happiness Wealth Management have joined its broker-dealer and hybrid registered investment advisor platforms. Happiness Wealth Management is based in San Carlos, California.
Happiness Wealth Management specializes in retirement, investment, estate, and business succession planning, and donates 10 percent of its net profits to charity, particularly homelessness causes.
Prior to joining LPL, Duffy spent nearly a decade at Merrill Lynch and was previously affiliated with Bank of America for 9 years. He has authored five books, including The Happiness Book, and founded the non-profit organization The Happiness Hall of Fame.
Duffy holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses.
Earlier this month, LPL added Rockline Wealth Management, which manages approximately $415 million in client assets, to its broker-dealer and registered investment advisor platforms.
LPL Financial oversees approximately $648 billion in brokerage and advisory assets as of March 31, 2018 and serves more than 16,000 financial advisors.