Principal Securities, Inc

Investment Advisor
in Boone, NC

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Charles Canady is a financial advisor based out of Boone, North Carolina who has 12 years of relevant experience. Canady is an employee of Principal Securities, Inc. Their career trajectory has included roles at Princor Financial Services Corporation, Principal Life Insurance Company, Canady Financial Services and Principal Securities Inc. Canady maintains Series 63 and Series 66 licenses, qualifying them as a securities agent, and is registered to operate in North Carolina and Texas. Principal Securities, Inc is an advisory business operating out of Des Moines, IA. The company has offices in 350 locations and a total of 1,430 people on staff. It has $9 billion in assets under management between its 46,075 client accounts, making it one of the biggest firms in the country by assets under management. The firm provides financial advice to 34 charities and foundations. Of its 46,075 accounts, just 3% are held by high-net-worth clients who have more than $1 million in assets. Principal Securities, Inc provides a number of services, such as financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. A financial advisor's fees typically are based on which service is provided. Fee types billed by Principal Securities, Inc likely are comprised of asset-based, hourly, fixed and other fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 66

Years Registered*

12 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Pension consulting services, Selection of other advisers, Educational seminars/workshops

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees, Others

Office Location

Boone, NC

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Principal Securities, Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


NC Average: $9,259,360,772
Total Number of Employees


NC Average: 166
Total Number of Accounts


NC Average: 7,189
Average Account Size


NC Average: $1,287,990

Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Charles Canady Work History

Charles has been registered as a financial advisor for 12 years.*

2016 - Present (7 years)

Principal Securities Inc

2001 - Present (22 years)

Canady Financial Services

1995 - Present (28 years)

Principal Life Insurance Company

1995 - 2016 (21 years)

Princor Financial Services Corporation

*The number of years registered in this profile is calculated by taking the year of an advisor's first active registration and subtracting it from the current year.


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