Founded in 1876 and a member of the New York Stock Exchange, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is engaged in independent brokerage and advisory services, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, and asset management services. As part of the Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services family, Securities America advisors can provide wealth accumulation, retirement income planning, college planning, financial risk management, estate planning and trust services. This multi-company support structure allows Securities America’s independent advisors to guide clients through all areas of financial management.
Headquartered in La Vista, Nebraska, Securities America Financial Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc. and is the holding company for Securities America, Inc. and Securities America Advisors, Inc. Founded in 1984, Securities America, Inc. is an independent broker-dealer that facilitates the buying and selling of securities on behalf of the clients of its registered representatives.
The role of our broker-dealer:
Opening, approving, and monitoring your accounts
Determining the suitability of the investments in your accounts based on information you provided to us.
Responding to any questions or inquiries related to your accounts.
Established in 1983, National Financial Services LLC, a Fidelity Investments company, is one of the largest providers of brokerage services. As of December 31, 2011, National Financial Services LLC serviced 17 million accounts representing $2.3 trillion in assets.
As custodian of your brokerage account:
The execution, clearance, and settlement of securities transactions.
Preparing and sending periodic statements of your account and transaction confirmations.
The custody (or safekeeping), receipt, and delivery of funds and securities.
The extension of margin credit upon approval.
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As Overlay Manager of your brokerage account:
Maintains portfolios and executes the trading activity of the underlying investments.
Executes orders in an organized, cost-effective and tax-managed way.
Rebalancing of accounts.
Provide single-schedule fee billing.