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Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

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Financial Engines Advisors

Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Financial Engines Advisors, a financial fiduciary has been a Paladin Registry member since 2014. Chris provides financial services to clients in the Overland Park, Kansas area.

I. Snapshot

A. Registry Member
  • Since 2014
B. Years of Experience
  • 25
C. College Degrees
  • None
D. Certifications
  • None
E. Financial Fiduciary
  • Yes
F. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors – not just the wealthy – deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America’s top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron’s2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client’s situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves.

G. Asset Requirement
  • $50,000

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
B. Main Location
  • 10950 Grandview Drive
    Ste. 500
    Overland Park, Kansas, 66210
C. Additional Locations
  • View
D. Telephone
  • 913.319.8100

III. Internet

B. Social Connections

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
B. Relationship to Firm
  • Employee
C. Name of RIA
  • Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
D. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • None
E. Name(s) of Custodian(s)
  • Charles Schwab
  • Fidelity
  • TD Ameritrade

V. Credentials

A. Years of Financial Experience
  • 25 Years
B. College, Degrees, Years
  • None
C. Current Certifications
  • None
D. Financial Industry Associations (Active Memberships)
  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society of Kansas City

VI. Registration, Licensing,
Compliance

A. RIA/IAR Registration
  • RIA
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • SEC
C. Industry Licenses
  • RIA/IAR Registration
D. Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 104510
  • IARD: 104510
  • Insurance: None
E. State Licences
F. Compliance Record (Investment)
  • No Disclosures
G. Compliance Record (Insurance)
  • No Disclosures
H. Criminal Disclosure(s)
  • None
I. Additional Disclosure(s)
  • Paladin Registry (Paladin) is a solicitor for Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., a federally registered investment adviser. As a solicitor, Paladin may share with FEA your... View More
    Paladin Registry (Paladin) is a solicitor for Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., a federally registered investment adviser. As a solicitor, Paladin may share with FEA your contact and other personal information to facilitate your introduction as a prospective client. Financial Engines pays Paladin a referral fee in the amount of up to $65 for each prospective client lead Paladin provides. This referral fee is paid solely on a lead basis and is not contingent on whether the prospective client becomes a client of FEA. This referral fee is paid by FEA and will not be passed on to you. If you engage FEA as your investment advisor, any investment advisory fee you pay will not be affected in any way by the referral arrangement between FEA and Paladin. Paladin is not an agent, representative or affiliate of FEA and does not provide investment advice on behalf of FEA.
J. View our ADV(s)
K. Links
L. Comments
  • More information about Edelman Financial Engines is available in its Disclosure Brochure (Form ADV, Part 2). If you would like to receive a copy of the Disclosure Brochure by mail, you can request one by calling Edelman Financial Engines at 1-800-601-5957.

VII. Business Data & Practices

A. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors – not just the wealthy – deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America’s top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron’s2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client’s situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves.

B. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $50,000
C. Number of Current Clients
  • 1150000
D. Assets (Management, Advisement)
  • $205,600,000,000
E. Methods of Compensation
  • Asset-Based Fee
F. Methods of Communication
  • Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Telephone
  • Email
G. Types of Reports (Frequency)
  • Performance (Quarterly)
  • 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)
B. Types of Financial Services
  • Planning Advice & Services
  • Investment Advice & Services
  • Insurance Products
C. Discretionary Asset Management
  • Yes
D. Limited Engagement Services
  • None

IX. Certification

Advisor Name
  • Chris Bouffard
Most Recent Update:
  • Dec 12, 2019

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