Retirement Resources Group, LLC is an investment advisor representative of Gradient Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered independent investment advisor, serving customers in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri and surrounding communities. My mission is to provide local families and businesses with innovative financial strategies, solutions and planning that can lead to financial clarity and security.
In the financial services industry, there are generally two ways of obtaining financial advice: one is given by registered representatives or brokers and the other is given by Investment Advisors. While many investors aren’t even aware differences exist, one of the main differences is that investment advisors have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of their clients at all times.
A registered investment advisor is, by definition, legally bound and committed to working in their clients’ best interests. We encourage you to compare the differences between investment advisors and agents or brokers:
An investment advisor representative:
A registered representative (broker):
In today’s complex financial world, information is power. As an investment advisor representative, I operate under the requirements of a fiduciary. I feel this model helps ensure that our clients’ interests are our interests.