Ardent Wealth Management Inc

CRD#169080
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Ardent Wealth Management Inc is a financial advisory firm headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ardent Wealth Management Inc administers $4.9 million in assets across 136 client accounts. The company has a small team of one employee who is a financial advisor. Ardent Wealth Management Inc is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the advisor cannot buy and sell securities for its clients' and own accounts and instead must go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal investments like options, equities and bonds.

Ardent Wealth Management Inc oversees all of its client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management means that a portfolio manager has the discretion to make transaction decisions for the client's account without needing the customer's approval. The company supervises an average of $36,029 in assets for every customer account. $1,000,001 to $2,500,000 of their investments for financial planning services were in securities, with under $100,000 invested in non-securities. An average financial advisor at Ardent Wealth Management Inc administers about 136 client accounts.

The firm's central office is at 8080 E. Gelding Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. The company is registered to provide services to clients in the state of Arizona.

Assets Under Management

$4.9 million

Number of Advisors

1

Disclosures

No

Office Location

8080 E. Gelding Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Ardent Wealth Management Inc by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$4.9 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

1

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

136

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$36.0 thousand

National Average: $1.7 million

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Products and Services

Financial services provided by Ardent Wealth Management Inc include financial planning services and portfolio management for individuals and small businesses. In the last fiscal year, Ardent Wealth Management Inc provided financial planning services to 1-10 of its accounts. The company does sell products or offer services other than investment advisory services to its customers. The firm is also affiliated with a number of other companies in the financial services industry, including with an accountant or accounting firm and real estate broker or dealer.

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.

  • Offered by 61% of firms

    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

Financial advisory fees usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees billed by the firm most likely include the following fee types: asset-based, hourly or fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by the firm. The firm is able to withdraw the expenses directly from client funds.

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  • 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 35% of firms

    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.

  • Offered by 39% of firms

    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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    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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    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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    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

Ardent Wealth Management Inc does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Ardent Wealth Management Inc

Patricia Lloyd
Phoenix, AZ

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