Edelman Financial Services


Edelman Financial Services


Paladin Transparency Index (PTI)


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  • Type of Financial Firm: Online Financial Advisor (OFA)
  • URL:
  • Year Established: More than 25 years ago
  • Headquarters Location: Fairfax, VA
  • Most Recent Update: 8/11/15

Types of Financial Services

  • Investment advice and services Planning advice and services

Registration & Licensing

  • SEC: 801-64567
  • CRD: 113299
  • IARD: 113299
  • Disclosures ( Disclosures

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 855-215-7171
  • Human Contact: Yes
  • Type of Contact: Telephone, Email, or Face-to-Face if you are located in a city where they have an office


  • Minimum Asset Requirement: $5,000
  • Minimum Fee: $100 per year
  • Free Offer(s): Free no-obligation portfolio review

Combined Fees

  • Service Initiation Fees: None
  • Annual Fee: 0.50% to 2.00%
  • Annual Third Party Fee(s): Yes
  • Examples of Third Parties: ETF's, Index Funds, Mutual Funds, Broker/Dealers

Scope of Business

  • Number of Users: 25,500 (Source: ADV; as of 8/11/15)
  • Assets (Paid): $14,413,000,000 (ADV; as of 8/11/15)
  • Assets (Free): None

Investment Services

  • Number of Portfolios: More than 100 (Edelman Managed Asset Program)
  • Types of Investments: ETF's, mutual funds, annuities
  • Investment Managers: DND

Additional Investment Services

  • Data Aggregation Services: No
  • Tax Loss Harvesting: DND
  • Rebalancing: Yes (can be daily)
  • Account Liquidity: DND
  • Investor Discretion: Upon Request

Additional Information

  • Clearing & Custody: TD Ameritrade, Pershing, Fidelity
  • Mobile Application: No

Paladin Transparency Rating (PTI)

  • 3.5


  • None


  • None

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