Qualifications of

Janet L. Barr, MS, ChFC, CLU, CDFA, CFS, CIS, CAS, CES
206 East Victoria Street | Santa Barbara, CA. 93101 | (805) 965-0101 Janet@JanetBarrCFS.com www.JanetBarrCFS.com

LPL Branch Manager/Registered Principal Wealth Manager/Senior Financial Advisor EXPERIENCE

1/2006-present 7/1994-present

Financial Advice, Investment Management, Expert Witness Services, Research and Investment Analysis: Personally manage over 50 million of assets in mutual funds, REITS, Individual stocks and other investment vehicles through LPL Financial. Utilize a variety of FeeBased Wealth management services, Brokerage Accounts and Managed Accounts. Provide detailed analysis of Asset Allocation and comprehensive financial planning for my clients. Personally manage the "team" experience consisting of CPAs, Attorneys, Trust Officers and other professionals. Oversee the process and the team in collaboration acting as your personal CFO. Hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) – Partnered with Independent Financial Partners (IFP) and serves in her role as an Independent Wealth Manager. IFP offers advisors access to additional custodians such as Schwab, Fidelity, and TD Ameritrade. Financial Advisors with IFP are affiliated with LPL Financial as part of its “Hybrid RIA” program, which allows Barr to maintain the independent SEC-registered investment advisor (RIA). Only 3% of LPL Advisors have joined IFP as a Hybrid Registered Investment Advisor.1 As a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), focus on the comprehensive financial planning process as an organized way to collect and analyze information on a client's total financial situation. Since its inception in 1982, more than 41,000 men and women have met the educational, experience, and ethics mandates needed to earn the ChFC designation. The Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) represents five percent (5%)2 of those in the financial services. Assist with individual and business financial planning concerns such as selecting life and health insurance, estate planning, and retirement planning. There are extensive educational, experience, and ethical requirements. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and fully trained certified Collaborative Financial Professional3, I specialize in divorce settlement planning, lifestyle analysis; provide help in achieving the most fair and financially equitable divorce settlement. Work product consists of personalized spread sheets, graphs customized to a divorce and providing a complete explanation of the reports so that you and your lawyer understand their content. An emphasis is made to help the client understand the financial issues of personal vs. marital property, tax problems and solutions, splitting the house, retirement and pensions, alimony, and child support.

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Independent Financial Partners: Press Release 2/23/12 - http://ifpartners.com/advisors/wpcontent/uploads/2012/03/IFP-Growth-Release.pdf 2 The American College - http://www.theamericancollege.edu/insurance-education/clu-insurance-specialty 3 IACP website-http://www.Collaborativepractice.com/Standards
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The Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) focuses on the mutual fund industry. Less than one percent (1%)4 of the industry has this designation. Knowledge of portfolio theory, dollar-cost averaging, evaluate and compare financial measurement, benchmarks when constructing a portfolio and use of Modern portfolio theory (MPT). Offering Financial Advice:    Fee-Based and Fee-Only based investment programs Second Opinion Advice based services Neutral and Objective Analysis for Divorcing Couples

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA Instructor – Adjunct Faculty teaching FINANCE EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS Institute of Business & Finance, La Jolla, CA Masters of Science (MSFS) Institute of Business & Finance, La Jolla, CA Certified Annuity Specialist (CAS) Institute of Business & Finance, La Jolla, CA Certified Income Specialist (CIS) Institute of Business & Finance, La Jolla, CA Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) Institute of CFDA, Springfield, MI Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) American College, Bryn Mawr, PA Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) American College, Bryn Mawr, PA Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) University of California, Santa Barbara, CA Bachelor of Arts (BA) SPECIALTY TRAINING 2013 New Money Story® Mentor Training Licensure and Specialty Certification – David Krueger 2012 Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association- Interdisciplinary Advanced Training
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2000 – 2011

2011 2011 2008 2008 2004 2005 2001 1991

Institute of Business and Finance - http://www.icfs.com/programs/cfs/overview.php
Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Independent Financial Solutions, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. CV TRACKING NO #1-024968

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2012 Trained to offer Dimensional Funds through LPL Financial - Dimensional Funds Advisors (DFA) Training Conference, Santa Monica (DFA Headquarters) 2010 IDFA Advanced Divorce Topics Symposium, Las Vegas (limited to 40 top specialists) 2009 Kinder Institute, CA -Trained with George Kinder on “The Seven Stages of Money Maturity" 2008 Institute of Business and Finance, CA-Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) 2008 Institute of Business and Finance, CA – Certified Income Specialist (CIS) 2007 Kingdom Advisors- Qualified Kingdom Financial Planner, GA 2006 Collaborative Divorce Team, AZ- Introductory and Advanced Three Day Training 2004 Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, MI – Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGISTRATIONS5 FINRA Series 7 1994 Registered Representative Central Registration Depository (CRD) Registration: 2417829 This registration qualifies a candidate for the solicitation, purchase, and/or sale of all securities products, including corporate securities, municipal securities, municipal fund securities, options, direct participation programs, investment company products, and variable contracts. FINRA Series 24 General Securities Principal 2006

This examination qualifies individuals required to register as general securities principals in order to manage or supervise the member's investment banking or securities business for corporate securities, direct participation programs, and investment company products/variable contracts. Barr Serves in a supervisory compliance capacity. LICENSING California Department of Insurance 1994 Life Insurance Licenses for the State of California for Health, Life, Variable Annuities, and CA Partnership for Long-term Care. CA Life Insurance License: 0B33145 AWARDS AND HONORS US Army (1980-1984) –Sergeant, selected as the first woman, non-commissioned officer of the month for Fort Irwin (post-wide), CA for June 1984. Brooks Institute of Santa Barbara selected Barr as the General Education Instructor of the Year for 2003.

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FINRA registration currently held with LPL Financial
Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Independent Financial Solutions, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. CV TRACKING NO #1-024968

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PUBLICATIONS Kuykendall, Lavonne. “Closed-end funds have an extra kick”; InvestmentNews, September 2011. Featured quotes. Koco, Linda. “The Real Story Behind Landing the Big Case”; InsuranceNewsNet Magazine, April 2012. Featured quotes. Green, James. Pechtimaldjian, Ron. “Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d)”; AdvisorOne, July 2012. Slideshow Feature. Fox, Clara. “Many in Middle Class will see Tax Hikes from „Cliff‟ Deal”; Santa Barbara News-Press, January 4, 2013. Featured Quotes. MEMBERSHIPS/ASSOCIATIONS          Board Member and Treasurer, Imagery International (Summer ‟11-Present) Board Member and Treasurer, SB Collaborative Divorce Alliance/Law Group (summer “11present) Board Member and Treasurer, University Club of SB (Fall 09' - Present) Member and current Board Member, SB Estate Planning Council (Since 2005) Member of Socially Responsible Investment Forum (Since 2003) Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (Since 2006) Past-President for the SB Financial Planning Association (2000-2001) Toastmasters International, Santa Barbara, Past Area Governor for SB („99-2000) Santa Barbara Bar Association/SB Women Lawyers Association (2007- Present)

PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS –       Webinar – “Don‟t litigate – Collaborate.” The Financial Professionals Role in Collaborative Divorce. Santa Barbara Escrow Association Santa Barbara Legal Secretaries Association, Delta Kappa Gamma California Women for Understanding Regional Conference Women‟s‟ Economic Ventures (WEV)

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