Wealth Engineering, LLC

CRD#128549
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Wealth Engineering, LLC operates as a financial advisor firm headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. The company administers $101.9 million in assets under management over 240 accounts, making it a mid-tier investment advisory firm in the United States by assets under management (AUM). The company has a small team of one employee who is a financial advisor. Wealth Engineering, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the firm is not able to buy and sell securities for its clients' and own accounts and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable financial investments like options, bonds and equities.

Wealth Engineering, LLC oversees all of the firm's client assets on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management is a structure in which a portfolio manager has the discretion to make buy and sell judgments without needing to seek the client's authorization. The advisory firm's typical account size is $424,661. Under $100,000 of its financial planning investments were in securities, with under $100,000 invested in non-securities. The typical financial advisor at Wealth Engineering, LLC manages about 240 client accounts.

The firm's central office is located at 7337 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd., Scottsdale, Arizona 85258. The firm is legally permitted to serve customers throughout a few states, including Arizona and Texas.

Assets Under Management

$101.9 million

Number of Advisors

1

Fee Structure

Asset-based, Hourly, Fixed

Disclosures

No

Office Location

7337 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Wealth Engineering, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$101.9 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

1

National Average: 4,943
Total Number of Accounts

240

National Average: 2,522
Average Account Size

$424.7 thousand

National Average: $1.3 million

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Products and Services

Financial services provided by Wealth Engineering, LLC include financial planning services and portfolio management for individuals and small businesses. In the past fiscal year, Wealth Engineering, LLC provided financial planning services to 26-50 of its clients. Wealth Engineering, LLC does sell products or offer services aside from investment advice to its clients.

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 management typically depend on which services are offered. Fee types charged by the company most likely consist of the following fee structures: asset-based, hourly or fixed. Wealth Engineering, LLC does not provide a wrap fee program, in which the company offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee. The company has the ability to withdraw the expenses directly from client 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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Types of Clients

Wealth Engineering, LLC provides services to retail investors and high net worth investors. Out of its 240 customers, Wealth Engineering, LLC's largest client type by number of accounts is high net worth investors, though it also caters to 35 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an individual who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who counts as a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of the company's customers reside abroad.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 62.5%
  • Other Individuals - 37.5%
  • 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

Wealth Engineering, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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