Edelman Financial Services, LLC
4000 Legato Road 9th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22033-2892
No. advisers: 434
|Financial planning clients||More than 500|
|High-net-worth client assets||Up to 75%|
|Percentage of assets under management||Yes|
|Total AUM||Total Accounts||Avg. Account AUM|
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November 14, 2018 - Two weeks ago, it was announced that Bob Oros was leaving HD Vest Financial Services after less than two years as its CEO. The company seemed OK with the decision and pleased that he was going to stay on until March as a consultant. How quickly those...
November 13, 2018 - Phyllis C. Borzi, former Department of Labor assistant secretary and mother of the DOL fiduciary rule, has been appointed to the board of directors at Edelman Financial Engines. The firm, which combined Edelman Financial Services and Financial Engines...
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*Methodology:InvestmentNews qualified 2,172 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2018. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2017, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) not one who is an insurance company or agency.
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