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Our Fees

Our Fees

Different forms of compensation work for different clients.  Therefore, multiple compensation options are offered to our clients.  With all options listed below, a complimentary introductory phone call is offered so that you can learn about and feel comfortable with our process.

  1. Hourly Advice Fees – Do you have a specific situation that you want to receive advice on?  Or do you prefer to get a second opinion of your current financial plan?  Hourly advice may be your best option.  This type of service does not involve asset management.  Examples of common topics discussed by the hour include:
    • Budget planning
    • Debt consolidation strategies
    • Financial coaching and accountability
    • Employee benefit selection assistance
    • Home purchase planning strategies
    • Small business expense reduction strategies
    • Insurance needs analysis
    • Retirement plan analysis
    • Pension election decisions
    • College planning strategies
    • Charitable giving strategies
    • Financial checks and balances e.g. Are your beneficiary selections coordinated properly?  Is your will updated and accurate?  Are your accounts set up correctly?

 If you would like hourly advice, the fee is $250/hour. 

  1. Advisory Fees – When electing to have your assets managed by us, the fees include comprehensive financial planning.  All topics otherwise discussed hourly, as well as any other financial topic you would like to discuss are included.
  • Assets Less Than $500,000 - 1.25%
  • $500,000 - $999,999 - 1.10%
  • $1,000,000 - $2,499,999 - 0.90%
  • $2,500,000 - $3,999,999 - 0.75%
  • $4,000,000 - $4,999,999 - 0.60%
  • $5,000,000 or more - 0.50%
    • Annual Advisory Fee does not include management costs of actual investments purchased in your account(s). For detailed investment specific costs please refer to prospectus provided. Reductions in the fees being charged due to an increase in household account values is not automatic. Changes to the fees charged are assessed and implemented annually during client reviews.
  1. Commissions – Some financial plans implement solutions that pay a commission.  For example, insurance based solutions pay a commission from the insurance company to your financial planner.  If your needs are simply insurance, then the commissions earned suffice as compensation.

California Insurance License #: #4123484

Securities offered through Equitable Advisors, LLC (NY,NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC (Equitable Financial Advisors in MI & TN). Investment advisory products and services offered through Equitable Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor.

Annuity and insurance products offered through Equitable Network, LLC, which conducts business in CA as Equitable Network Insurance Agency of California, LLC, in UT as Equitable Network Insurance Agency of Utah, LLC, and in PR as Equitable Network of Puerto Rico, Inc. Equitable Advisors and its affiliates do not provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your tax and legal advisors regarding your particular circumstances. Individuals may transact business, which includes offering products and services and/or responding to inquiries, only in state(s) in which they are properly registered and/or licensed. The information in this web site is not investment or securities advice and does not constitute an offer.

For more information about Equitable Advisors, LLC you may visit equitable.com/crs to review the firm’s Relationship Summary for Retail Investors and General Conflicts of Interest Disclosure. Equitable Advisors and Equitable Network are brand names for Equitable Advisors, LLC and Equitable Network, LLC, respectively.

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