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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to be “An Independent Advisor”?

An independent advisor operates independently of corporate agendas and has no incentive to offer any particular company's investment, insurance or tax product.

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Are you operating as a fiduciary? What does this actually mean? 

Yes, we operate as fiduciaries and are committed to the fiduciary standard of care. Fiduciaries are legally obligated to put the needs of their clients first. In limited circumstances, some of our clients also need us to work in brokerage capacities, and we are licensed to do so, when and if need arises.

Who is “LPL Financial”?

LPL Financial serves as a firm for independent financial advisors. LPL's motto is "we take care of our advisors, so that our advisors can take care of their clients". LPL serves as our primary custodian, RIA and clearing firm. By the numbers, LPL Financial is the country's largest independent broker-dealer and 4th largest registered investment advisor firm. LPL has a network of about 21,000 Independent Financial Advisors. Our previous firm's network is about 7,000 Advisors.

LPL Financial also provides all of our investment trading tools and custodial platform, daily investment research (one of several sources of research), supervision and oversight - everything we received from our prior firm, plus more.​

Where is your office?

We are located in Virginia Beach Town Center at One Columbus Center, Suite 540. Call or come by for an appointment today!

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