Broker Check

Our Broker Dealer: LPL Financial

What is a broker/dealer?

We, as registered financial professionals, are required to affiliate with a broker-dealer company that facilitates the buying and selling of securities on behalf of investors. Additionally, our broker-dealer provides our clients with custodial services. All of our clients’ assets are held directly with LPL Financial.

Why LPL? As the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer*, a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans, LPL is an enabling partner to more than 13,500 financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. LPL believes that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. Through proprietary technology and a suite of customized services, LPL enables financial advisor partners to focus on creating the personal, long-term client relationships that are the foundation for turning life’s aspirations into financial realities.

LPL’s Corporate Snapshot:

As of January 2015

Total Advisory & Brokerage Assets ($ billions)

 $458.7

2015 Annual Net Revenue ($ millions)

$1,109,302

Funded Accounts (millions)

 4.5

Excess Net Capital, LPL Financial LLC ($ millions)

 $146.5

Industry ranking by number of advisors**

4

How LPL helps Curo succeed :

LPL Financial is one of the leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation*. For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their goals of protecting and growing their clients' wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best -help their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams. With headquarters on both coasts, LPL Financial supports financial advisors in helping their clients by offering a robust mix of services and tools such as: - Enabling technology - Comprehensive clearing and compliance services - Practice management programs and training - Independent research LPL Financial understands that providing Americans with unbiased investment advice is critical to their financial security. Because the firm has no proprietary products to sell, LPL Financial advisors can provide truly unbiased, conflict-free advice and investment recommendations. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients' financial needs. They do so by using the firm's tools and resources that help them discover their clients' priorities, dreams, and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients' lives; and make product recommendations that put clients on the path to pursuing their goals. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com.

LPL In the Community :

LPL is committed to improving lives and bettering communities. The LPL Financial Foundation is an enabling partner to organizations that help individuals achieve their aspirations in life. Specifically, the foundation provides education to empower youth, provides coaching and training to adults in career skill cultivation, and fosters financial literacy.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015, based on total revenue ** Based on publicly disclosed information from Cerulli as of March 31, 2015