The Getzen Group, Inc

CRD#117700
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

The Getzen Group, Inc operates as a financial advisor company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Getzen Group, Inc has $38.5 million in assets under management throughout 304 client accounts. The company has a small group of two employees, 1 of whom is a financial advisor. The Getzen Group, Inc does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are defined as exchangable fiscal investments such as equities, bonds and options.

The Getzen Group, Inc oversees all of its accounts in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management is a structure in which an investment advisor has the discretion to make transaction decisions without requiring the customer's approval. The firm's average account size is $126,609. 36461063 of their financial planning investments were in securities, with 10643279 invested in non-securities. An average financial advisor at The Getzen Group, Inc administers around 304 client accounts.

The company's central office is located at 14362 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. The Getzen Group, Inc is legally permitted to serve customers in the state of Arizona.

Assets Under Management

$38.5 million

Number of Advisors

1

Disclosures

No

Office Location

14362 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

The Getzen Group, Inc by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$38.5 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

304

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$126.6 thousand

National Average: $1.7 million

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Products and Services

The Getzen Group, Inc provides a variety of services, which can consist of financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses and portfolio management for institutional clients. In the last fiscal year, the firm provided 26-50 of its accounts with financial planning services. It does sell products or offer services aside from investment advisory services to its customers.

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 management fees are based on which service is provided. Fees charged by the firm can consist of any blend of the following fee types: asset-based, hourly or fixed. The Getzen Group, Inc does not provide a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee. The Getzen Group, Inc has the ability to withdraw the fees directly from customer accounts.

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 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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Types of Clients

The company provides services to retail investors. Out of its 304 customers, The Getzen Group, Inc's largest client type is retail investors. None of its accounts reside abroad.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 100%
  • Corporations - 0%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0%

* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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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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Financial Advisors at The Getzen Group, Inc

Richard Getzen
Scottsdale, AZ

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