Cudos

CRD#292579
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Cudos operates as a financial advisory company located in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has a small group of one employee. Cudos does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company cannot buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its clients and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable financial assets such as equities, bonds and options.

The firm's headquarters is located at 7377 E Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258-2034. The firm is permitted to provide services to clients in the state of Arizona.

Editorial note: Under some conditions, firms can register as exempt reporting advisors with the SEC, meaning they file an abbreviated version of the Form ADV. As a result, this is all of the publicly available information for Cudos. Please visit the SEC website for more information at https://www.sec.gov

Disclosures

No

Office Location

7377 E Doubletree Ranch Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-2034

Cudos by the Numbers

Total Number of Employees

1

National Average: 31

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Products and Services

Cudos offers a variety of services, which can include portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients and educational seminars. However, Cudos did not provide any of its customers with financial planning services in the last fiscal year. Cudos is not involved in selling products or offering services aside from investment advisory services to its investment advisory accounts.

Core Advisor Services

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    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.

Other Services

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    Selection of Other Advisors

    This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.

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    Publication of Periodicals

    This is the publication of various financial education materials.

  • Offered by 10% of firms

    Educational Seminars/Workshops

    This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.

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Fee Structure

Fees for financial management largely are based on which service is offered. Fee types billed by the firm can be comprised of any blend of the following fee types: asset-based or fixed. The company does participate in a wrap fee program, in which the company offers a service bundle for a comprehensive fee.

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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 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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    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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    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

Cudos does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Cudos

Sam Winter
Scottsdale, AZ

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA