Graef Investments

CRD#292046
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Graef Investments is a financial advisor company that has its headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. Graef Investments has a small team of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Graef Investments does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the advisor 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 defined as tradable financial assets like bonds, options and equities.

Graef Investments's main office is at 9375 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. Graef Investments is legally permitted to provide services to clients in the state of Arizona.

Number of Advisors

2

Fee Structure

Asset-based

Disclosures

No

Office Location

9375 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Graef Investments by the Numbers

Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 4,943

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Fee Structure

Financial management fees typically depend on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by Graef Investments typically consist of the following fee types: asset-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by Graef Investments. It is able to withdraw its charges directly from client accounts.

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  • Offered by 75% 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.

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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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    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

Graef Investments does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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