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Paladin Registry 5 Stars

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I. Snapshot

A. Registry Member
  • Since 2006
B. Years of Experience
  • 36
C. College Degrees
  • Western Illinois University - BA
  • Western Illinois University - MA (abt)
D. Certifications
  • CEP™, RFC®
E. Financial Fiduciary
  • Yes
F. Business Philosophy
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    Our team of dedicated professionals (CFP®,CEP®,RFC®,CPA,JD,) support the retirement lifestyle plans and goals of pre-retirees and retirees with financial and estate planning strategies that focus on the accumulation and preservation of assets. We build successful, long-term client relationships based on trust, open communication, integrity, and the achievement of goals. Each client is unique so we develop strategies on an individual basis.

G. Asset Requirement
  • $100,000

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
B. Main Location
  • 6900 E. Camelback Rd.
    Suite A39
    Scottsdale, Arizona, 85251
C. Telephone
  • 480.969.5667

III. Internet

B. Social Connections

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • Family Wealth Advisors, LLC
B. Relationship to Firm
  • Independent Contractor
C. Name of RIA
  • Cambridge Investment Research Advisors
D. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • Cambridge Investment Research
E. Name(s) of Custodian(s)
  • Pershing, LLC, A Subsidary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation

V. Credentials

A. Years of Financial Experience
  • 36 Years
B. College, Degrees, Years
  • Western Illinois University - BA
  • Western Illinois University - MA (abt)
D. Financial Industry Associations (Active Memberships)
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Professionals
  • International Association of Registered Financial Consultants
E. Firm Credentials
  • Number of professionals 8
  • Average years of experience 60
  • Combined degrees BA, MA, JD
  • Combined certifications CFP, CPA, CEP, CCPS, RFC

VI. Registration, Licensing,
Compliance

A. RIA/IAR Registration
  • IAR
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • SEC
C. Industry Licenses
  • Securities License(s)
  • Insurance License(s)
D. Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 3125778
  • IARD: 3125778
  • Insurance: 400200
E. State Licences
  • Financial Advice, Services for Fees: See List
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Idaho
    • Indiana
    • Minnesota
    • New York
    • Texas
    • Utah
    • Washington
  • Investment Products for Commission: See List
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Idaho
    • Montana
    • Oregon
    • Texas
    • Washington
  • Insurance Products for Commission: See List
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Idaho
F. Compliance Record (Investment)
  • No Disclosures
G. Compliance Record (Insurance)
  • No Disclosures
H. Criminal Disclosure(s)
  • None
I. Additional Disclosure(s)
  • Securities offered through registered representatives of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. a Broker Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered... View More
    Securities offered through registered representatives of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. a Broker Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor. Cambridge and Family Wealth Advisors, LLC are not affiliated.
J. View our ADV(s)
  • Available Upon Request
K. Links

VII. Business Data & Practices

A. Business Philosophy
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    Our team of dedicated professionals (CFP®,CEP®,RFC®,CPA,JD,) support the retirement lifestyle plans and goals of pre-retirees and retirees with financial and estate planning strategies that focus on the accumulation and preservation of assets. We build successful, long-term client relationships based on trust, open communication, integrity, and the achievement of goals. Each client is unique so we develop strategies on an individual basis.

B. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $100,000
C. Number of Current Clients
  • 300
D. Assets (Management, Advisement)
  • $50,000,000
E. Methods of Compensation
  • Hourly Fee
  • Fixed Fee
  • Asset-Based Fee
  • Commissions (Investment Products)
  • Commissions (Insurance Products)
F. Methods of Communication
  • Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Telephone
  • Email
G. Types of Reports (Frequency)
  • Performance (Monthly)
  • Brokerage Statement (Monthly)
  • Market Environment (Monthly)
  • Newsletters (Quarterly)
H. Second Language(s)
  • None
I. Value Statement
  • Not Available

VIII. Clients & Services

A. Types of Clients
  • Individuals & Couples (Working)
  • Individuals & Couples (Retired)
  • Business Pension Plans
  • Business (Taxable)
B. Types of Financial Services
  • Planning Advice & Services
  • Investment Advice & Services
  • Insurance Products
  • Tax Advice & Services
  • Legal Advice & Services
  • Investment Products (Commission)
C. Discretionary Asset Management
  • Discretionary and Non-Discretionary
D. Limited Engagement Services
  • Planning Only
  • Financial Plan Reviews
  • Investment Portfolio Reviews

IX. Certification

Advisor Name
  • Jeffrey Biro
Most Recent Update:
  • Sep 14, 2018

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