Credit Union Investment Services

CRD#144871
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Credit Union Investment Services is an advisory firm headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has a large team of 540 employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Credit Union Investment Services is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the company is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are tradable fiscal investments like options, equities and bonds.

The firm's central office is at 119 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603. Credit Union Investment Services is legally registered to serve investors in the state of North Carolina.

Editorial note: In some instances, advisors and firms can file as exempt reporting advisors with the SEC, meaning they file an abridged version of the Form ADV. As a result, this is all of the publicly available information for Credit Union Investment Services. Please visit the SEC website for more information at https://www.sec.gov

Number of Advisors

540

Disclosures

No

Office Location

119 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Credit Union Investment Services by the Numbers

Total Number of Employees

540

National Average: 29

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Products and Services

Financial services provided by Credit Union Investment Services include portfolio management for individuals and small businesses and educational seminars. However, the company did not provide financial planning services to any of its clients in the last financial year. The company is not engaged in selling products or offering services other than investment advisory services to its investment advisory accounts. Credit Union Investment Services is affiliated with one or more other companies in the financial services industry, including with a broker-dealer or securities dealer, banking or thrift institution, insurance company or agency and real estate broker or dealer.

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.

  • Offered by 62% 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.

Other Services

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    Selection of Other Advisors

    This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.

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    Publication of Periodicals

    This is the publication of various financial education materials.

  • Offered by 10% of firms

    Educational Seminars/Workshops

    This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.

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Fee Structure

Financial management fees typically vary depending on which service is provided. Fees billed by the company typically consist of the following fee structures: asset-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the company. The company is able to withdraw the expenses directly from customer accounts.

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  • Offered by 74% 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.

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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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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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Disclosures

Credit Union Investment Services does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Credit Union Investment Services

Jason Drake
Pittsboro, NC
Mark Evans
Raleigh, NC
James Thomas
Pineville, NC
Ryan West
Black Mountain, NC
Jamison Watkins
North Wilkesboro, NC
Stephen Pierce
Raleigh, NC
Meredith Harrison
Wake Forest, NC
Michael Honea
Raleigh, NC
Jennifer Howard
Knightdale, NC

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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.