Advanced Financial Services

CRD#162142
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Advanced Financial Services is a financial advisory firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has a small group of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Advanced Financial Services does not act as a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor cannot buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its clients and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal assets such as bonds, stocks and options.

Under $100,000 of their financial planning investments were in securities, with under $100,000 invested in non-securities.

Advanced Financial Services's main office is at 8777 N. Gainey Center Dr., #191, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258. Advanced Financial Services is legally permitted to serve clients in the state of Arizona.

Editorial note: In certain cases, advisors and firms can register as exempt reporting advisors with the SEC, meaning they file a shorter version of the Form ADV. As a result, this is all of the publicly available information for Advanced Financial Services. Please visit the SEC website for more information at https://www.sec.gov

Number of Advisors

2

Disclosures

No

Office Location

8777 N. Gainey Center Dr., #191
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Advanced Financial Services by the Numbers

Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 31

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Products and Services

Services that Advanced Financial Services offers include financial planning services. In the prior fiscal year, it provided financial planning services to 1-10 of its customers. Advanced Financial Services is not engaged in selling products or offering services apart from investment advice to its investment advisory accounts.

Core Advisor Services

  • Offered by 44% of firms

    Financial Planning Services

    This is the process of planning for your financial future, including for events such as retirement, your child's college education or estate succession.

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    Portfolio Management

    This is the selection and management of an investment mix and portfolio strategy for individuals and small businesses.

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    Market Timing Services

    This is the practice of attempting to make short-term profits on investments by buying low and selling high.

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Fee Structure

Fees for financial management typically are based on which service is provided. Fees billed by the firm can include the following fee structures: asset-based or commission-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.

Available

  • Offered by 72% of firms

    Percentage of Assets

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    This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

  • Offered by 2% of firms

    Commissions

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    Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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    Hourly

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    Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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    Performance-based

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    Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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    Subscription

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    Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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    Fixed

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    Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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    Other

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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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Disclosures

Advanced Financial Services does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Advanced Financial Services

Robert Dias
Scottsdale, AZ
Randolf Albers
Paradise Valley, AZ

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA