Ae Wealth Management, LLC
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Ae Wealth Management, LLC operates as a financial advisor company based in Topeka, Kansas. It has $19.2 billion in assets across 160,475 customer accounts, making it one of the biggest firms in the United States by assets under management (AUM). Ae Wealth Management, LLC has a large team, including 446 financial advisors. Ae Wealth Management, LLC does not act as a registered broker-dealer, meaning the firm cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal assets such as equities, bonds and options.
Ae Wealth Management, LLC administers all of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that an investment advisor has the discretion to make transaction choices for the client's account without needing to seek the customer's permission. Ae Wealth Management, LLC supervises about $119,949 in assets for every client account. The typical financial advisor at Ae Wealth Management, LLC oversees about 360 client accounts.
Ae Wealth Management, LLC's central office is located at 2950 Sw Mcclure Road, Topeka, Kansas 66614. The company is permitted to provide services to investors throughout 51 U.S. states and territories.
Assets Under Management
Number of Advisors
Ae Wealth Management, LLC by the Numbers
Products and Services
Ae Wealth Management, LLC offers multiple financial services, which can consist of financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers, publication of newsletters and educational seminars. In the past financial year, Ae Wealth Management, LLC provided financial planning services to 500 of its accounts. The firm does not sell products or offer services aside from investment advice to its investment advisory clients. The firm is affiliated with a number of other service providers in the financial services industry, including with a broker-dealer or securities dealer, accountant or accounting firm, lawyer or law firm, insurance company or agency and real estate broker or dealer.
Core Advisor Services
Offered by 31% 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 46% of firms
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.
Offered by 20% of firms
Selection of Other Advisors
This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.
Offered by 3% of firms
Publication of Periodicals
This is the publication of various financial education materials.
Offered by 6% of firms
This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.
Financial advisory fees depend on the services provided. Fees charged by the firm likely consist of the following fee structures: asset-based, hourly or fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are provided by Ae Wealth Management, LLC.
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.
Offered by 32% of firms
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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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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Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.
Types of Clients
The company manages money for a number of different customers. The company provides services to retail investors, high net worth investors, pension plans, charitable organizations and corporations. Out of its 160,475 clients, Ae Wealth Management, LLC's largest client group is retail investors, though it also manages money for 2,285 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an individual who has at least $750,000 in AUM or a net worth of more than $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 are represented by non-U.S. persons.
- High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 2.92%
- Other Individuals - 92.67%
- Corporations - 4.32%
- Charitable Organizations - 0.09%
* 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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