The Getzen Group, Inc

CRD#117700
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

The Getzen Group, Inc is an advisory firm headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm manages $36.5 million in assets under management over 294 customer accounts. The firm has a small group of two employees, of which 1 is a financial advisor. The Getzen Group, Inc does not act as a registered broker-dealer, meaning it cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable fiscal assets like equities, bonds and options.

The Getzen Group, Inc manages all of the company's accounts in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management is a structure in which an investment advisor makes buy and sell judgments for the client's account without needing client consent. The advisory firm supervises an average of $124,017 for each customer account. $36,461,063 of its investments for financial planning services were in securities, with $10,643,279 placed in non-securities. The average financial advisor at The Getzen Group, Inc oversees about 294 client accounts.

The company's headquarters is at 8426 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. The firm is legally registered to serve customers in the state of Arizona.

Assets Under Management

$36.5 million

Number of Advisors

1

Fee Structure

Asset-based, Hourly, Fixed

Disclosures

No

Office Location

8426 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

The Getzen Group, Inc by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$36.5 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 4,943
Total Number of Accounts

294

National Average: 2,522
Average Account Size

$124.0 thousand

National Average: $1.3 million

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Products and Services

The Getzen Group, Inc provides multiple financial services, which can include financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses and portfolio management for institutional clients. In the prior fiscal year, the company provided financial planning services to 26-50 of its accounts. The company does sell products or offer services different than investment advisory services to its customers.

Core Advisor Services

  • Offered by 45% 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 63% 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

Fees for financial advisory services typically are based on the type of financial services provided. Fee types billed by the company most likely are comprised of some combination of the following fee types: asset-based, hourly or fixed. The company does not supply a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee. It is able to withdraw its expenses directly from customer accounts.

Available

  • 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.

  • Offered by 37% 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 40% 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

The Getzen Group, Inc does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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