Financial Engines Advisors

Edelman Financial Engines, LLC



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Financial Engines Advisors

Key Contact: Edelman Financial Engines

I. Snapshot

A. Key Contact Name
  • Edelman Financial Engines
B. Combined Credentials of Key Professionals
  • Average Years of Experience:
C. Firm Record of Compliance
  • No Disclosures
D. Assets Under Management & Advisement
  • $205,600,000,000
E. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $50,000
F. Types of Client Relationships
  • Traditional
  • Virtual

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
B. Main Location
  • Wichita, Kansas, 67206
C. Additional Locations

III. Internet

B. Social Connections

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
B. Name of Registered Investment Advisor
  • Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
C. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • None

V. Professionals

A. Professionals

VI. Firm Registration, Licensing, Compliance

A. Firm Registration (Advice & Services for Fees)
  • RIA
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • SEC
C. Firm Licenses (Commission Products)
  • Securities: Yes
  • Insurance: Yes
D. Firm Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 104510
  • IARD: 104510
  • Insurance: None
E. Firm State Licensing
F. Financial Fiduciary (Advice & Services for Fees)
  • Yes
G. Firm Record of Compliance
  • No Disclosures
  • No Disclosures
  • State Securities: Not Applicable
  • State Insurance: No Disclosures
H. 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.
I. View Firm ADV
J. Links to Regulatory Agencies and Associations
K. 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. Firm 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. Value Statement
  • Not Available

VIII. Clients & Services

A. Types of Firm 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
E. Custodian(s)
  • Charles Schwab
  • Fidelity
  • TD Ameritrade

IX. Certification

Firm Name
  • Financial Engines Advisors
Most Recent Update:
  • Oct 1, 2019