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February 24, 2015

Jacksonville native launches new financial advisory firm

Ken Forrester forms Capital Financial Strategies and joins Securian Financial Network

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacksonville, Florida baby boomers, retirees, business owners and families looking for help with strategies for building long-term financial security can find expert guidance at Capital Financial Strategies.

The new financial advisory firm is affiliated with Securian Financial Group, one of the nation’s most highly-rated financial services companies. Capital Financial is opening its doors when the need for financial assistance is reaching its peak.

“As Florida’s largest city, Jacksonville is filled with people who seek guidance for ensuring their future financial security,” said Ken Forrester, managing partner and founder, Capital Financial Strategies. “We help our clients develop strategies aimed at helping them achieve their unique personal goals.”

Forrester, a 33-year financial services veteran, has managed several firms throughout his career and recruited dozens of successful financial advisors.

“It’s a wonderful career,” said Forrester. “There’s nothing more rewarding than watching people achieve their goals by following the map you helped them create.”

“Securian’s approach to advisors and firms who become our partners is unique,” said Tony Martins, vice president, Individual Career Distribution, Securian Financial Group. “We offer independence to shape the practice so firms can focus on their clients’ needs as opposed to carrier quotas or sales goals. Ken’s approach of building a firm that puts clients first matches ours.”

Capital Financial Strategies is located at 4651 Salisbury Road in Jacksonville, 904-626-7995. Forrester, who lives in Jacksonville with his wife and two teen-agers, can be reached at

About Securian Financial Group

Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, Securian is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.

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