Advisors Welcome

Symmetry Wealth Advisory Group and Gladstone Wealth Partners welcomes likeminded advisors who prioritize serving their clients as a best practice for achieving the full potential of their business. We invite you to explore these questions, and if you feel that Symmetry Wealth is the right opportunity for you, please reach out and let’s begin a conversation about our future together.

Is going Independent right for you?

Ask yourself these few questions first.

  • Do you want more control of your day-to-day?
  • Do you want to have the freedom to control how you serve your clients?
  • Do you want to create true enterprise value for yourself?
  • Do you want to create your own brand that represents your true vision?
  • Do you want to keep more of your own production?
  • Do you want the option of picking and choosing best-in-class technology?
  • Lastly, do you want to affiliate with a firm that understands what it takes to help advisors breakaway and transition to the independent space?

If you answered yes to most of these questions, then you owe it to yourself – and to your clients – to explore Independence.

Why join an Independent advisory firm?

As an independent advisory firm, we focus solely on serving our partners’ and clients’ needs and strive to act in their best interest at all times. This provides our partners with the confidence they seek to pursue financial success for their clients on their terms.

  • As an independent investment advisory firm we have no obligations to investment product manufacturers and no cross-selling quotas or home-office directives that may lead to conflicts of interest.
  • We spend our time developing customized strategies for the unique challenges your clients face.
  • We begin a new journey with each prospective partner into total independence and business ownership when they join the Symmetry and Gladstone family of financial advisors.

We help Financial Advisors transition to Independence.

Our dedicated departments work hand-in-hand with new advisors to provide all the tools necessary for complete independent business ownership. This includes:

  • Assisting with comprehensive and robust individualized financial planning software.
  • Providing full-time compliance professionals working on a day-to-day basis to ensure that compliance issues are minimized.
  • Supporting you with a transition team that works with you pre-resignation, and continues, when necessary, on site with you to ensure the process of client paperwork, licensure and account transfers are done in a timely manner.

At Symmetry Wealth, we don’t provide a lot of rhetoric…we provide a lot of “doing” and that is ingrained in our culture of operation each and every day. When we say we’re “all in“ for our partners, that’s just what we mean.

Symmetry continues by providing marketing services that can help you implement logo design, web site design, literature/brochure design with the goal of growing your business with effective marketing strategies.

The journey progresses with concierge level business consulting services – just a simple phone call away – that assists you in engaging your clients and building on the solid relationships that add to your continued success.

Our IT help desk and technology services support team is designed to provide assistance from anywhere a partner has an internet connection. 24/7 Help Line & Troubleshooting, Office Networking, Compliance requirements.

Affiliation Options

Hybrid

As a hybrid advisor, you will hold a dual registration with our RIA and a broker-dealer. This affiliation option allows you to retain your commission-based business while also offering fee-based investment advice.

IAR

As an Independent Advisor Representative, you can choose to work for an RIA firm. With this affiliation model, you can retain your independence and your own brand while outsourcing some of your business activities to Symmetry Wealth and Gladstone. For example, you may outsource compliance oversight, administrative and marketing support.

Services Offered

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Your dedicated onboarding consultant will work with you through each step of the transition process.
When it comes to a successful onboarding and seamless integration, you picked the right team. Our expertise includes:

  • Consultations begin 3-6 weeks prior to move date

  • Brand development and marketing materials

  • Software and tech consultation, setup and training

  • Commission structures and documents coordination

  • Training plan coordination
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Access to a dedicated business consultant to assist with practice management and strategic business development.
We offer a variety of professional marketing services and resources to help you promote yourself to your clients and prospects, including:

  • Brand development and logo design

  • Customized collateral

  • Website design and e-marketing strategies

  • Marketing plan coordination

  • Campaign development and execution

  • Customized growth initiatives
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Consultation and assistance with execution of recruiting additional team members. Ability to integrate to our existing network of financial institutions in addition to your independent book of business.
Personalized solutions include:

  • Optimal office setup and structure determination

  • Business process review

  • Identification and implementation of efficiencies

  • Analytics modeling

  • P&L considerations

  • Attraction and retention of top talent
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Access to a full-time training consultant and full-time IT Staff members to provide support for all technology related inquiries. Also support around what technology you need and would like to integrate within your practice, such as financial planning software, CRM and performance reporting software.

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Dedicated resource to help you fully understand your commission statements, estimate future incomes or escalate any payout issues.
With our enhanced tools and resources, we offer accounting support in areas including:

  • Payroll files and compensation changes

  • Commission structure and set-up changes

  • Adjustments and reconciliations

  • Understanding commission statements

  • GDC and AUM reporting

  • Accounting for quarterly program and monthly company profitability
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Advisors often don’t realize the value of a well-crafted exit strategy, however. We do. Which is why our succession-planning support will help position you to realize the full value of your business when you’re ready for a change.

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An OSJ Supervision team to work side-by-side with you and your business. Able to assist in navigating the intricacies of an ever-changing regulatory environment.
We understand that full-time compliance support is essential to managing risk, protecting your practice and helping you achieve your business goals.

Transition Support

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Your dedicated onboarding consultant will work with you through each step of the transition process.
When it comes to a successful onboarding and seamless integration, you picked the right team. Our expertise includes:

  • Consultations begin 3-6 weeks prior to move date

  • Brand development and marketing materials

  • Software and tech consultation, setup and training

  • Commission structures and documents coordination

  • Training plan coordination

Marketing & Business Consulting

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Access to a dedicated business consultant to assist with practice management and strategic business development.
We offer a variety of professional marketing services and resources to help you promote yourself to your clients and prospects, including:

  • Brand development and logo design

  • Customized collateral

  • Website design and e-marketing strategies

  • Marketing plan coordination

  • Campaign development and execution

  • Customized growth initiatives

Practice management

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Consultation and assistance with execution of recruiting additional team members. Ability to integrate to our existing network of financial institutions in addition to your independent book of business.
Personalized solutions include:

  • Optimal office setup and structure determination

  • Business process review

  • Identification and implementation of efficiencies

  • Analytics modeling

  • P&L considerations

  • Attraction and retention of top talent

Technology

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Access to a full-time training consultant and full-time IT Staff members to provide support for all technology related inquiries. Also support around what technology you need and would like to integrate within your practice, such as financial planning software, CRM and performance reporting software.

Commission & Accounting

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Dedicated resource to help you fully understand your commission statements, estimate future incomes or escalate any payout issues.
With our enhanced tools and resources, we offer accounting support in areas including:

  • Payroll files and compensation changes

  • Commission structure and set-up changes

  • Adjustments and reconciliations

  • Understanding commission statements

  • GDC and AUM reporting

  • Accounting for quarterly program and monthly company profitability

Business Protection

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Advisors often don’t realize the value of a well-crafted exit strategy, however. We do. Which is why our succession-planning support will help position you to realize the full value of your business when you’re ready for a change.

Supervisory Requirements

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An OSJ Supervision team to work side-by-side with you and your business. Able to assist in navigating the intricacies of an ever-changing regulatory environment.
We understand that full-time compliance support is essential to managing risk, protecting your practice and helping you achieve your business goals.

Resource Partners

Gladstone Wealth PartnersCharles SchwabFidelityTD AmeritradeLPL Financial

Symmetry Wealth’s RIA provides all of its affiliated advisors and offices with all the resources, infrastructure, and support needed for them to operate their own independent practices. Services include, transition support, technology support, marketing, practice management, planning, and recruiting. Visit www.whywouldyoustay.com to learn more.

Only Schwab has been in the trenches with independent financial advisors. They have been a tireless advocate for the independent model and have committed thousands of people and millions in resources to make sure independent advisors have everything they need to grow and succeed.

Is your business future ready? Today’s firms need the right tools, resources, and support to drive future results. With Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions, you get that – plus the innovative technology and dedicated service to help you evolve your business.

In a changing financial advice landscape, TD Ameritrade Institutional is dedicated to supporting RIAs who are determined to grow, thrive, and make their clients’ lives better. You’re in this business because you want to do what’s best for each person you serve. And TDA serves you with creative innovation, dedicated service, and outspoken advocacy on behalf of independent RIAs.

Founded in 1989, LPL Financial is the Nation’s #1 Independent Broker/Dealer, supporting over 19,000 financial advisors. With $1T of brokerage and advisory client assets, serviced and custodied. Zero proprietary products with thousands of investment options. Advisors have access to a breadth of investment solutions-from mutual funds to bonds to alternative investments-and fee-based investment programs that your financial professional can leverage to craft customized portfolios.

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