Cetera Financial Specialists
Our independent business model ensures we have the autonomy and discretion to put you at the center of all investment strategies and business decisions. Just as we stand behind you to help you pursue your financial dreams, we have teams standing behind us and supporting our business. These firms also strengthen our relationship with you by providing the resources we need to better serve you. We think it’s important for you to know who these partners are and why we have chosen to work with them.
Our Broker-Dealer: Cetera Financial Specialists
We are affiliated with Cetera Financial Specialists, one of the premier broker-dealers in the industry. As our broker-dealer, they are responsible for executing trades on your behalf. Like all broker-dealers, they must undergo regular auditing, and are required to meet specific net capital requirements to ensure it can meet its obligations to investors like you.
But their support for our relationship goes well beyond its function as trade executor. Our affiliation means that we am not held to a sales quota or tied to selling only proprietary products. We have the independence and freedom to recommend the financial solutions that best suit your needs, ensuring your objectives are what drive all decisions, while Cetera Financial Specialists’ network of people and resources help us pursue your unique goals and vision for the future.
Their Parent Company: Cetera Financial Group
Cetera Financial Specialists is part of the family of independently managed firms of Cetera Financial Group (Cetera). For the past 30 years, Cetera’s family of companies has grown to manage over $110 billion in client assets, delivering award-winning* advisory products and solutions and sophisticated trading and technology platforms to us and other advisors across all 50 states. You can be confident that their tools, technology and support help make us more effective in our relationship with you.
Our Most Important Connection: With You
While the firms behind us play important roles in our day-to-day servicing of your needs, the most important relationship we have is undoubtedly with you. We work with these firms to make it easier for us to work for you. Anytime you would like more information about the above firms, please do not hesitate to ask. We want you to feel confident that you understand, to your satisfaction, how we work with and through these firms, why we have chosen to work with Cetera Financial Specialists, and the absolute priority both Cetera Financial Specialists and we place on our relationship with you.
Cetera Investment Management
Exclusive investment research is available to you through Cetera Investment Management® LLC. Cetera Investment Management provides us—and you—with tools, resources and insights to help you pursue your goals and carefully manage risk.
Through Cetera Investment Management, we have access to outstanding resources to deliver sound investment advice and insights to you, from thought leadership on the latest detailed market information to investment perspectives, and more.
Unbiased Thought Leadership
Cetera Investment Management is dedicated to producing unbiased research. We benefit from this high level of independent research to help identify the best means for you to reach your financial goals. Cetera Investment Management gives us the power to access a large-scale, regimented body of research, including:
- In-depth market perspectives
- Timely economic insights
- Asset allocation guidance
- Money manager recommendations
- Model portfolios
- Performance monitoring tools
Here’s how the cornerstones of Cetera’s investment research philosophy helps you:
Proactive: Cetera provides us with research that uses forward-looking macroeconomic assessment of the market climate. This allows us to determine which areas of the market may hold the greatest opportunity. The research team covers multiple areas of expertise, to ensure that we have access to a broad range of research resources to fit your individual needs.
Responsive: Cetera’s team of experts is here as a partner, to help financial professionals understand the complexities of the market by supporting them with a structured process focused on their clients’ long-term goals. In addition to numerous publications for advisors and monthly conference calls, the Cetera Investment Management team is available for one-on-one discussions.
Consistent: Cetera Investment Management uses a disciplined, regimented process to support clear long-term goals for you and your advisor. By evaluating a broad range of market indicators, including economic growth projections, market liquidity, interest rates, the political environment, inflation expectations and consumer spending, Cetera Investment Management is able to offer consistent portfolio advice to financial advisors.
About Cetera Investment Management Cetera Investment Management LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser owned by Cetera Financial Group. Cetera Investment Management provides market perspectives, portfolio guidance, investment research, and other investment advice to its affiliated broker-dealers, dually registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisers.