Chad Schafer has earned the right to call himself a CFP® professional by voluntarily agreeing to meet rigorous education, examination, and experience standards. He participates in ongoing professional education. And, follows a strict code of professional ethics and standards of practice.
The standards a CFP® adheres to are promulgated and enforced by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. CFP Board refers to these standards as the 4Es:
Experience. Before earning the CFP® certification, an individual is required to fulfill a minimum of three years experience in the financial services field.
Ethics. The Code of Ethics requires CFP® certificants to act fairly and diligently, with integrity and objectivity, when providing financial services to clients. Certficants also agreed to submit to background checks by CFP Board and promise to disclose any investigation or legal proceedings related to professional and/or business conduct.
Education. Each certificant completes an education requirement to demonstrate to CFP Board a theoretical knowledge of personal financial topics.
Examination. Individuals pass an exam administered by the CFP Board to test understanding of topics including tax planning, employee benefits, retirement planning, estate planning, investment management and insurance.
It's never too early and never too late to take charge of your financial future. Chad would be pleased to meet with you to answer your questions.
* Chad Schafer is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of Securian Financial Services. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Securian Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. Omni Financial Services is independently owned and operated.
|Firm Start Year:||2011|
|Name of Broker/Dealer:||Securian Financial Services, Inc.|
|Name of Custodial Firm:||Pershing, LLC.|
|States Licensed in:||FL, KY, NY, and NJ|
|Number of Years with Current Firm:||2|
|Work Experience:||Transamerica Financial Advisors - 1999 to present firm affiliation|
|I work with the following types of clients:||Non-Profit Organizations , Individual Investors , Businesses , Investment Clubs|
|Investment Types:||Annuities , Insurance , Commodities , Stocks , Mutual Funds , Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) , Alternative Investments , Bonds , Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)|
|Qualifications & Memberships|
|Insurance and Annuity Licenses:||Annuity , Disability , Life , Long Term Care , Variable Annuity , Variable Life , Health|
|Number of Advisors in Office:||Up to 10 employees|
|I work with clients as part of a team:||Yes|
|Investment Advisor Representative:||Yes|
|I am an acknowledged fiduciary:||Yes|
|Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:||I have a clean record|
|Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:||I have a clean record|
|Compensation & Fees|
|Fee Structure:||I am a fee-based financial professional|
|Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:||$50,000|
|Compensation Methods:||Based on Assets , Commissions|
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