Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC

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Overview

Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC is an advisory firm located in Paragould, Arkansas. The firm has $42.3 million in assets throughout 472 client accounts. The firm has a small group of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the firm cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal assets such as bonds, options and stocks.

Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC oversees all of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that buy and sell judgments for the client's account are made by a portfolio manager without requiring client approval. Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC administers an average of $89,619 for every customer account. $2,500,001 to $5,000,000 of their investments for financial planning services were in securities, with under $100,000 placed in non-securities. The average financial advisor at Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC manages about 236 client accounts.

The company's headquarters is at 1024 West Court St, Paragould, Arkansas 72450. The company is legally registered to serve investors across a number of states, including Arkansas and Missouri.

Assets Under Management

$42.3 million

Number of Advisors

2

Disclosures

No

Office Location

1024 West Court St
Paragould, AR 72450

Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$42.3 million

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

472

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$89.6 thousand

National Average: $1.8 million

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Products and Services

Financial services provided by Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC can include financial planning services and portfolio management for individuals and small businesses. In the last fiscal year, the firm provided financial planning services to 101-250 of its customers. Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC does not sell products or offer services other than investment advice to its investment advisory clients.

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.

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    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 advisory fees typically depend on the financial services offered. Fee types charged by the company typically consist of the following fee types: asset-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by the company. It can withdraw its expenses directly from customer funds.

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    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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Types of Clients

The firm caters to retail investors and high net worth investors. Out of its 472 clients, Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC's largest client group is retail investors, but it also caters to 10 high-net-worth individuals. The SEC defines a high-net-worth individual as an individual who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of more than $1.50 million or who is deemed a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of its clients are represented by non-U.S. persons.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 3.72%
  • Other Individuals - 96.28%
  • 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

Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Dickinson Barnum Investment Management, LLC

Christopher Dickinson
Paragould, AR
Timothy Barnum
Paragould, AR

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.