Raleigh Financial Advisor Attends Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Meeting

Raleigh, NC, August 08, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Michael Sterling, president and CEO of Banyan Rock & Talent, a Raleigh-based collaboration of wealth strategists, announces today that he attended the 2007 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting. This is the third consecutive year Sterling has attended the largest shareholder meeting in the world.

At the conference held May 4-6, Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO Warren Buffett addressed Sterling and 27,000 shareholders. The “Oracle of Omaha” discussed current issues affecting the economy including currency, sub-prime debt concerns, ethanol and the impact of hurricanes in Florida and Louisiana.

“Warren Buffett is a leader in so many different American industries,” says Sterling. “The opportunity to be exposed to the incredible knowledge and insight that he has on the national market is one that can not be surpassed. It gives me the critical information that can be conveyed to my existing Berkshire shareholders and to future shareholders as well.”

The Board of Directors for Berkshire Hathaway includes Bill Gates. It’s subsidiary companies include Geico Auto Insurance, Helzberg Diamonds, Dairy Queen, Clayton Homes, Fruit of the Loom® , and many others. Berkshire has significant stock holdings in Coca-Cola, American Express, Wells Fargo and Wal-Mart, among several other blue chip companies. The Berkshire Hathaway class A shares are approx $109,000 each and the Berkshire class B shares are approximately $3,650 as of 5/15/07.

About Banyan Rock & Talent:
Based in Raleigh, Banyan Rock & Talent is a collaboration of registered representatives with FSC Securities Corporation. Founded on the philosophy that strength, growth and the diversification of client’s hard-earned money is made possible through knowledge, diligence and years of experience. Banyan Rock & Talent specializes in areas including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, variable annuities, retirement strategies, market timers, life insurance, disability insurance and applied real estate. All strategists are registered representatives offering securities through FSC Securities Corporation. Securities and investment advisory services offered through FSC Securities Corporation, Member NASD/SIPC and a registered investment advisor. Banyan, Rock, and Talent is not affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation or registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. For further information visit www.taxfreeinvesting.com, 3356 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609, or call (919) 782-0033.

About AIG Advisor Group, Inc.:
The AIG Advisor Group, Inc. is the largest independent broker-dealer network in the United States and consists of Advantage Capital Corporation, AIG Financial Advisors, Inc., American General Securities Incorporated, FSC Securities Corporation and Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. These independent broker-dealers, with more than 7,000 independent financial professionals, are all wholly-owned subsidiaries of the AIG Advisor Group, Inc. The AIG Advisor Group, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Securities and advisory services offered through Advantage Capital Corporation/FSC Securities Corporation, members NASD, SIPC, and Registered Investment Advisers. AIG Advisor Group is a marketing designation for certain broker-dealers, insurance agencies and investment advisers affiliated with American International Group, Inc.

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