Crow Financial Advisors
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Crow Financial Advisors is a financial advisor firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The firm has $119.1 million in assets throughout 582 customer accounts, placing it in the mid-tier of financial advisory firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). It has a small team, including 2 financial advisors. Crow Financial Advisors is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the company is not able to buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its customers and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable financial assets such as bonds, equities and options.
Crow Financial Advisors oversees all of its accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management is a structure in which an investment advisor has the discretion to make transaction decisions for the client's account without needing to seek client authorization. The investment advisory firm oversees an average of $204,614 for each account. The typical financial advisor at Crow Financial Advisors oversees about 291 client accounts.
The company's headquarters is located at 8210 Louisiana Blvd Ne, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113. The firm is legally permitted to provide services to investors throughout a few states, including Colorado, Illinois and New Mexico.
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Crow Financial Advisors by the Numbers
Fees charged by financial advisors typically are based on which service is offered. Fee types billed by the company may include any blend of the following fee types: asset-based or hourly. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.
Offered by 69% of firms
Percentage of AssetsShow Explanation
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 21% of firms
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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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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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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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 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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Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.
Types of Clients
Crow Financial Advisors caters to retail investors, high net worth investors and charitable organizations. Out of its 582 clients, Crow Financial Advisors's largest client by number of accounts is retail investors, though it also manages money for 31 high-net-worth individuals. The SEC defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 in AUM 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 accounts are non-U.S. persons.
- High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 11.27%
- Other Individuals - 88%
- Corporations - 0%
- Charitable Organizations - 0.73%
* 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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