Steven
Sparks

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc

CRD#4252472
Investment Advisor
in Hickory, NC

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About this Advisor

Steven Sparks is an advisor who is based in Hickory, North Carolina. Currently an investment advisor with Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc, Sparks has 20 years of practice as a financial advisor. Sparks has a Series 66 license, which qualifies the advisor as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Sparks can serve investors based out of North Carolina. Sparks has gained experience at Union Central Life, Ameritas Investment Corp, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp, Acacia Life Insurance, Capital Concepts, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc is headquartered in Hickory, North Carolina, and has 1,905 additional locations throughout the nation. As an advisory firm, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc manages $56 billion in assets across 297,440 client accounts and employs more than 2,982 people. The firm's total assets under management places it among the biggest firms in the United States. The firm manages 268,970 accounts on a discretionary basis, meaning the advisor makes all of the buying and selling decisions on the client's behalf. Currently 10% of the advisor firm's investors are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have more than $1 million in capital. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc can offer financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers, market timing services and educational seminars. The firm may charge clients asset-based, hourly, fixed, commission-based and other fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66

Years of Experience

20 years

Services Offered

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

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees, Commissions, Others

Disclosures

Yes

Office Location

1155 Southgate Corp Park
Hickory, NC 28601

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Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management

$56,158,947,875

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

2,982

NC Average: 166
Total Number of Accounts

297,440

NC Average: 7,189
Average Account Size

$188,808

NC Average: $1,287,990

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Investment Advisory Services

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

Steven Sparks Work History

Steven has 20 years of experience.

2016 - Present (5 years)

Cambridge Investment Research, Inc

2016 - Present (5 years)

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc

2004 - Present (17 years)

Capital Concepts

2006 - 2016 (10 years)

Ameritas Investment Corp

2006 - 2016 (10 years)

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp

2006 - 2011 (5 years)

Acacia Life Insurance

2000 - 2011 (11 years)

Union Central Life

Disclosures

Steven Sparks has disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc

Christopher Bishop
Leesburg, VA
James Lawrence
Sarasota, FL
Abbey Bissell
Mount Pleasant, MI
Ellen Field
Fresno, CA
Michael Beatty
Las Vegas, NV
Wenduo Guo
San Diego, CA
Thomas Reed
Saint Charles, MO
Jennifer Thorne
Beachwood, OH

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