Morton Brown Family Wealth, LLC (“Morton Brown”) is an SEC-registered investment advisor (“RIA”) located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Morton Brown provides investment advisory and related services to clients nationally. Morton Brown will maintain all applicable notice filings, registrations, and licenses as required by the SEC and various state regulators in which Morton Brown conducts business. Morton Brown may only transact business in those states in which it is registered or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. Morton Brown renders individualized responses to persons in a particular state only after complying with all regulatory requirements or pursuant to an applicable state exemption or exclusion. A copy of the Morton Brown current written disclosure Brochure discussing advisory services and fees is linked below and continues to remain available upon request.
This website is limited to the dissemination of general information pertaining to Morton Brown’s advisory services, together with access to additional investment-related information, publications, and links. It is not intended to offer investment advice or to recommend the purchase and sale of any investment product. Information is provided to learn about our advisory services and our people and to be able to contact us for further information.
Content on this website should not be construed by any consumer and/or prospective client as Morton Brown’s 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 Morton Brown 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.
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 Morton Brown), will be profitable or equal any historical performance level(s).
Certain portions of Morton Brown’s website (i.e. newsletters, articles, commentaries, etc.) may contain a discussion of, and/or provide access to, Morton Brown’s (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 Morton Brown, or from any other investment professional. Morton Brown is neither an attorney nor an accountant and no portion of the website content should be interpreted as legal, accounting, or tax advice.
To the extent that any client or prospective client utilizes any economic calculator or similar interactive device contained within or linked to Morton Brown’s website, 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 Morton Brown, or from any other investment professional.
Each client and prospective client agrees, as a condition precedent to his/her/its access to Morton Brown’s website, to release and hold harmless Morton Brown, 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 Morton Brown.
Please note: Limitations. Neither rankings nor recognitions by unaffiliated rating services, publications, media, or other organizations, nor the achievement of any professional designation, certification, degree, license, or membership in any professional organization, or any amount of prior experience or success, should be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that the client will experience a certain level of results if the investment professional or the investment professional’s firm is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services. A fee was not paid by either the investment professional or the investment professional’s firm to receive the ranking. The ranking is based on specific criteria and methodology (see ranking criteria/methodology below). No ranking or recognition should be construed as an endorsement by any past or current client of the investment professional or the investment professional’s firm.
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Morton Brown often communicates with its clients and prospective clients through e-mail and other electronic means. Your privacy and security are very important to us. Morton Brown makes every effort to ensure that e-mail communications do not contain sensitive information. We remind our clients and others not to send Morton Brown their private information over e-mail as it is not secure. If you have sensitive data to deliver, we can provide secure means for such delivery.
Please note: For your protection, Morton Brown does not accept trading or money movement instructions via e-mail.
As an RIA, Morton Brown e-mails are subject to inspection by the Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) of Morton Brown and the various securities regulators.
If you have received an e-mail from Morton Brown in error, we ask that you contact the sender and destroy the e-mail and its contents.
If you have any questions regarding our e-mail policies, please contact us at [email protected].
Social Websites, Videos, podcasts, newsletters, and Blogs
Morton Brown may utilize third-party websites that include social media websites, blogs, and other interactive content. Morton Brown may also post their own blog content on their website as well as other social media websites. Morton Brown considers all interactions with clients, prospective clients, and the general public on these sites to be advertisements under the securities regulations. As such, Morton Brown will retain a copy of the information that Morton Brown or third parties may contribute to such sites. This information is subject to review and inspection by the CCO of Morton Brown.
Please remember that past performance may not be indicative of future results. Certain information set forth may contain “forward-looking information”. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on them. Information provided is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as a solicitation or offer to sell any particular security. Morton Brown undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change except as required by applicable securities laws. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that the future performance of any specific investment, investment strategy, or product (including the investments and/or investment strategies recommended or undertaken by Morton Brown or any non-investment related content, made reference to directly or indirectly in any post or original blog will be profitable, equal any corresponding indicated historical performance level(s), be suitable for your portfolio or individual situation, or prove successful. You cannot invest directly in an index. The performance of any index does not represent actual fund or portfolio performance. A fund or portfolio may differ significantly from the securities included in an index. Due to various factors, including changing market conditions and/or applicable laws, the content may no longer be reflective of current opinions or positions.
Moreover, you should not assume that any discussion or information contained in any post or blog serves as the receipt of, or as a substitute for, personalized investment advice from Morton Brown. Please remember that if you are a Morton Brown client, it remains your responsibility to advise Morton Brown, in writing, if there are any changes in your personal/financial situation or investment objectives for the purpose of reviewing/evaluating/revising our previous recommendations and/or services, or if you would like to impose, add, or to modify any reasonable restrictions to our investment advisory services. To the extent that a reader has any questions regarding the applicability of any specific issue discussed to his/her individual situation, he/she is encouraged to consult with the professional advisor of his/her choosing. Morton Brown is neither a law firm nor a certified public accounting firm and no post or portion of any blog content should be construed as legal or accounting advice.
If you have any questions regarding our social media policies or blog content, please contact us at [email protected].
Awards & Recognitions criteria/methodology
Investment News’ review of Kathryn M. Brown and Morton Brown Family Wealth was in February 2020 and awards were published on June 17, 2019. Investment News’ reviews were independently conducted and researched. Firms and their associates do not pay a fee to be named as award winners or to be considered for this award. This award was based, in part, upon consideration of various applicant attributes, including industry achievements and contributions to the financial services profession. Firms submit candidates for consideration. Approximately 1,000 applicants were considered for this award. This award was independently granted by Investment News. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown or Kathryn Brown by any client.
The Lehigh Valley Business Forty Under 40 recognition is awarded to professionals who are under 40 years of age and employed as officers, owners, partners, or senior-level officers in a local organization. Firms submit candidates for consideration. Approximately 150 applicants were considered for this award. This award was independently granted by Lehigh Valley Business. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown, Kathryn M. Brown, or Dennis Morton by any client. Kathryn M. Brown and Dennis Morton were nominated by third parties.
The Lehigh Valley Business Power 30 and Power 100 lists are compiled by the editorial staff of Lehigh Valley Business. Neither the Firm nor individual participants pay a fee to participate in the evaluation process. This listing was independently curated by Lehigh Valley Business. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown, Kathryn M. Brown, or Dennis Morton by any client.
The Lehigh Valley Business Reader Rankings recognition is based on the results of surveys taken with local consumers and business owners. The Firm does not pay a fee to participate in the evaluation process. The award is sponsored and conducted by Lehigh Valley Business. The annual survey includes a nomination period where the five companies and organizations that receive the most nominations in a general category advance to the voting round to determine the “winner”. The top winners in each of the nine categories are announced in a series of videos posted on the Lehigh Valley Business website and social media channels. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown Family Wealth by any client. The firm was nominated by third parties.
The Lehigh Valley Fastest Growing Companies list is based on the results of a nomination completed by participants. The Firm does not pay a fee to participate in the evaluation process. The award is sponsored by Lehigh Valley Business and conducted by Baker Tilly, an independent accounting firm. Participants must meet a set of criteria including:
- Companies must have revenue of at least $500,000 in two out of the three fiscal years ending in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
- Companies must show revenue growth in 2021, as compared to 2019 (a three-year period).
- Companies must be headquartered in Greater Lehigh Valley (Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, lower Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, upper Bucks, Schuylkill).
- Companies can be for-profit entities.
- Companies must submit the completed application form and a compiled, reviewed, or audited financial statement or a tax return.
The Lehigh Valley Fastest Growing Companies nomination contains general information from participants and requests a firm financial statement or tax return. Top winners were calculated from the pool of nominees based on dollar growth and percentage growth over the past three years. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown Family Wealth by any client.
The Lehigh Valley Who’s Who award is based on the results of surveys taken with local consumers and business owners. The Firm does not pay a fee to participate in the evaluation process. The award is sponsored by Lehigh Valley Style and conducted by FieldGoals.US, an independent market research firm. The annual survey obtains information from local residents regarding which business they perceive to be the leader in 85 different categories. Precautions are taken to ensure that recipients can take the survey only once. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown Family Wealth by any client. The firm was nominated by third parties.
Morton Brown Family Wealth has been awarded on the USA Today list of Best Financial Advisory Firms 2023. USA Today and Statista selected Best Financial Advisory Firms 2023 based on two dimensions: recommendations by clients and peers and a firm’s growth of Assets under Management (AUM). The recommendations were collected via an independent survey sent to over 20,000 individuals. The development of AUM was analyzed both short and long-term based on publicly available data. In the consideration for the top 500 RIA firms, recommendations had a weight of 20% while development of AUM had a weight of 80% (short-term and long-term growth were equally weighted) to derive the final score. Firms do not pay a fee to participate in the evaluation process. Receipt of this award is not indicative of, nor a guarantee of, future investment success. This award should not be construed as an endorsement of Morton Brown Family Wealth by any client.
Morton Brown does 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 the Morton Brown website or incorporated herein, and takes no responsibility therefor. All such information is provided solely for convenience purposes only and all users thereof should be guided accordingly.
Information provided on these sites is for informational and/or educational purposes only and is not, in any way, to be considered investment advice nor a recommendation of an investment product. Advice may only be provided by Morton Brown’s advisory persons after entering into an advisory agreement and providing Morton Brown with all requested background and account information.
The Riskalyze service is offered for informational and educational purposes only. No information contained in your Riskalyze report should be considered investment advice or an investment recommendation offered by Morton Brown. Riskalyze is an unaffiliated third-party service and is not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment advisor or a broker-dealer. Neither Riskalyze nor Morton Brown makes any representation as to the suitability of the Riskalyze services for any purpose and Morton Brown will not be liable for any consequences or damages that may arise through your use of Riskalyze. Information provided in connection with the use of the Riskalyze service should be construed as a solicitation or offer to sell or recommend securities, financial advice, or insurance products.