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Global Wealth Advisors

Global Wealth Advisors

Global Wealth Advisors, a financial fiduciary has been a Paladin Registry member since 2008. Kris holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary , Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor , Certified Retirement Counselor certifications and has over 15 years of experience. Kris provides financial services to clients in the Lewisville, Texas area.

I. Snapshot

A. Registry Member
  • Since 2008
B. Years of Experience
  • 15
C. College Degrees
  • Missouri State - BS
D. Certifications
  • AIF®, CRPC®, CRC®
E. Financial Fiduciary
  • Yes
F. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    You want a partner that understands your complex situation. One where you sit on the same side of the table as your advisor. We understand your need to protect, preserve, accumulate, and transfer wealth in the most cost-effective, tax-efficient manner possible. To help you, we developed a unique 3P Approach. With it, we work with your other advisors like CPAs and attorneys as a collaborative "team". We also strive to provide you with unbiased advice, backed by solid independent research. We give you the latest news, tools and technology so you can make better decisions. What's more, our blog, monthly newsletter and social media activity cover topics you’re most interested in. As an independent team of financial advisors, we are dedicated to helping you reach your objectives through comprehensive wealth management and financial planning. Our approach ensures your plan is specially designed to meet your specific needs. Because, after all, your plan should be about your goals, not ours.

G. Asset Requirement
  • $100,000

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
  • Kris Maksimovich
B. Main Location
  • 4400 State Hwy 121
    Suite 200
    Lewisville, Texas, 75056
C. Additional Locations
  • Angleton, Texas
    Sweeney, Texas
    Dallas, Texas
    Houston, Texas
    Lewisville, Texas
D. Telephone
  • 972-930-1238

III. Internet

A. Visit Website
B. Social Connections

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • Global Wealth Advisors
B. Relationship to Firm
  • Did Not Answer
C. Name of RIA
  • Global Wealth Advisors
D. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • Commonwealth Financial Network
E. Name(s) of Custodian(s)
  • Fidelity/National Financial Srvs
  • Pershing

V. Credentials

A. Years of Financial Experience
  • 15 Years
B. College, Degrees, Years
  • Missouri State - BS
D. Financial Industry Associations (Active Memberships)
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Estate Planning Council - Dallas

VI. Registration, Licensing,
Compliance

A. RIA/IAR Registration
  • RIA and IAR
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • SEC
C. Industry Licenses
  • RIA/IAR Registration
D. Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 4185617
  • IARD: 147800
  • Insurance: 3514784
E. State Licences
  • Financial Advice, Services for Fees: See List
    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Maryland
    • Massachusetts
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • Missouri
    • New Mexico
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Oklahoma
    • Pennsylvania
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Texas
    • Virginia
    • Washington
    • Wyoming
  • Investment Products for Commission: See List
    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Maryland
    • Massachusetts
    • Michigan
    • Minnesota
    • Missouri
    • New Mexico
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Oklahoma
    • Pennsylvania
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Texas
    • Virginia
    • Washington
    • Wyoming
  • Insurance Products for Commission: See List
    • California
    • Missouri
    • Oklahoma
    • Texas
F. Compliance Record (Investment)
  • No Disclosures
G. Compliance Record (Insurance)
  • No Disclosures
H. Additional Disclosure(s)
  • Global Wealth Advisors is a privately held independent financial planning & wealth management firm. 4400 State Hwy 121, Ste 200, Lewisville, TX 75056. This communication... View More
    Global Wealth Advisors is a privately held independent financial planning & wealth management firm. 4400 State Hwy 121, Ste 200, Lewisville, TX 75056. This communication strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NM, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside these states due to various state regulations and registration requirements regarding investment products and services. Investments are not FDIC- or NCUA-insured, are not guaranteed by a bank / financial institution, and are subject to risks, including possible loss of the principal invested. Securities offered through Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor. Advisory services offered through Global Wealth Advisors are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth. Advisory services offered by Global Wealth Advisors are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth.
I. View our ADV(s)
  • Available Upon Request
J. Links
K. Comments
  • Kris is a multi-year recipient of the FIVE STAR Wealth Manager award*. FIVE STAR Wealth Managers are selected by their peers as satisfying objective eligibility and evaluation criteria associated with providing quality services to clients in the market region. In 2020 less than 8 percent of wealth managers in Dallas, Texas, have been named to the list. *

VII. Business Data & Practices

A. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    You want a partner that understands your complex situation. One where you sit on the same side of the table as your advisor. We understand your need to protect, preserve, accumulate, and transfer wealth in the most cost-effective, tax-efficient manner possible. To help you, we developed a unique 3P Approach. With it, we work with your other advisors like CPAs and attorneys as a collaborative "team". We also strive to provide you with unbiased advice, backed by solid independent research. We give you the latest news, tools and technology so you can make better decisions. What's more, our blog, monthly newsletter and social media activity cover topics you’re most interested in. As an independent team of financial advisors, we are dedicated to helping you reach your objectives through comprehensive wealth management and financial planning. Our approach ensures your plan is specially designed to meet your specific needs. Because, after all, your plan should be about your goals, not ours.

B. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $100,000
C. Number of Current Clients
  • 849
D. Assets (Management, Advisement)
  • $450,000,000
E. Methods of Compensation
  • Hourly Fee
  • Fixed Fee
  • Asset-Based Fee
F. Methods of Communication
  • Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Skype/Voice
  • Skype/Video
  • GoToMeeting (or similar service)
G. Types of Reports (Frequency)
  • Performance (mo)
  • Brokerage Statement (mo)
  • Market Environment (bi)
  • Newsletters (mo)
H. Second Language(s)
  • No
I. Value Statement
  • View Value Statement
    We help people by never losing sight of our philosophy, planning strategy, and process. As independent financial advisors, we offer our clients the resources and flexibility to simplify their financial life and help them reach their objectives. We put all those pieces of the financial puzzle together so our clients can live more and worry less.

VIII. Clients & Services

A. Types of Clients
  • Business Pension Plans
  • Business (Taxable)
  • Endowments & Foundations
  • Taft-Hartley Pension Plans
  • Public Pension Plans
B. Types of Financial Services
  • Planning Advice & Services
  • Investment Advice & Services
  • Insurance Products
C. Discretionary Asset Management
  • Yes
D. Limited Engagement Services
  • Planning Only
  • Financial Plan Reviews
  • Investment Portfolio Reviews
  • Employee Benefits Reviews

IX. Certification

Most Recent Update:
  • Dec 8, 2020

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