Find the Best Financial Advisors in Alabama

A densely populated state like Alabama has different types of experienced & certified financial advisors such as fiduciary financial advisors and fee only financial planners making it challenging for you to choose the one that may perfectly meet your financial situation and needs. WiserAdvisor has pre-qualified and selected some of the top qualified financial advisors, independent certified financial planners, financial advisory firms & associations in Alabama and has listed them below with their details such as qualifications, service offerings, and other important information that you could use while searching for financial advisors to best suit your financial and investment goals. Please note that the list of financial advisors mentioned below does not include all vetted advisors as some have not been listed as per their request. They may be available when you use our free match tool to compare up-to 3 financial advisors if they match your specific requirements and preferences.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Alabama

Last Updated - 02-Jun-2023

Alabama has 2 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from and 562 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Alabama have an average of 37 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Alabama mentioned below does not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Alabama.

List of Qualified Financial Advisors in Alabama

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Ron Moody
400 Bob Wallace Ave SW,
Huntsville, AL 35801
41 Years $110,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Terry Nager
29000 US Hwy 98,
Daphne, AL 36526
34 Years Not Specified $100,000 Fee-Only

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Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Alabama

Qualifications CRD# 1002081
Firm CRD# 6413
Series 7, 8, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Commissions, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 400 Bob Wallace Ave SW,
Phone Number 256-704-9400

Ron Moody is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Oak Tree Financial Services, LLC. Ron has been involved in the financial services industry since 1981. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama. Ron holds the designations of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® from the College of Financial Planning, Certified Senior Advisor®, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Ron holds various securities registrations with LPL Financial including Series 63, 7 and 8; Series 65 held with Oak Tree Financial Services. His extensive background and knowledge in the investment, estate and retirement planning fields help Ron to provide outstanding service to his clients. Because Ron is challenged by the financial market, he approaches his job enthusiastically. He has dedicated himself to long hours and staying up to date through continuing education courses. It is through this effort that Ron feels he can best serve the people he works for, his clients, and help them achieve the "work optional" lifestyle. Ron's knowledge in the financial services arena has helped him to conduct numerous seminars and workshops on investments and estate planning. Through outstanding service and a commitment to excellence, Ron has built a solid client base and cares deeply for his clients' success.

About Oak Tree Financial Services, LLC

Oak Tree Financial Services, LLC

Founded in 2009, Oak Tree Financial Services, LLC has a combined 80+ years of financial service experience across 4 different advisors. Securities are offered through LPL Financial, LLC, an SEC registered investment adviser and member FINRA/SIPC broker/dealer. This allows Oak Tree to maintain the "small town" look and feel, while still being backed by the support and technology of a Fortune 500 company. Our goal at Oak Tree is not to see how large we can become, but how small we can remain so that we build long term relationships and you receive the individual service that you deserve and expect.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications CRD# 344567
Firm CRD# 105582

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only

Office Location 29000 US Hwy 98,
Phone Number 251-626-1140

Terry is the longest serving Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) in the Mobile, Alabama area, earning that designation in 1980. He founded Southern Capital Services, Inc. in 1982. In 1990 he gave up his brokerage licenses to become a fee-only adviser and he has specialized in portfolio management ever since.

About Southern Capital Services, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor

Southern Capital Services, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor

When we take on a client we feel that his/her best interests must be placed above all else and that he/she should be given the personal attention and the highest standard of excellence in service that we can give. This commitment is extended to every client regardless of whether it is our largest or smallest account. We strive to provide our clients with the quality money management that we would seek for ourselves based upon integrity and competence as well as service.

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Top Financial Advisor Firms in Alabama (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
2545 Highland Avenue South, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35205
20 71 $36,484,774,214
A percentage of AUM, Fixed fees
1900 5th Avenue North, Sixth Floor, Birmingham, AL 35203-2618
28 2 $15,658,845,432
A percentage of AUM, Fixed fees
2100 Third Avenue North, Ste 600, Birmingham, AL 35203
162 48 $7,658,544,921
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
820 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 3200, Birmingham, AL 35209
12 408 $2,946,089,814
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
2200 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 250, Birmingham, AL 35209-8803
9 735 $701,087,501
A percentage of AUM, Fixed fees
15 Richard Arrington Jr., Blvd North, Birmingham, AL 35203-4103
8 280 $632,917,434
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
3008 Pump House Rd., Birmingham, AL 35243
11 1516 $585,944,667
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
820 Shades Creek Pkwy., Ste. 1200, Birmingham, AL 35209
3 30 $427,128,044
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
2 Perimeter Park South, Suite 235-East, Birmingham, AL 35243-3253
2 190 $320,758,899
A percentage of AUM
2151 Highland Avenue South, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35205
12 10 $249,636,650
3615 Old Shell Road, Mobile, AL 36608
5 566 $221,295,133
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
3800 Airport Blvd, Suite 306, Mobile, AL 36608
2 262 $160,061,999
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
2200 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 250, Birmingham, AL 35209-8803
9 212 $131,017,531
A percentage of AUM, Commision Based
570 Devall Drive, Suite 303, Auburn, AL 36832
7 46 $123,848,536
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
1535 Honeysuckle Road, Dothan, AL 36305
4 596 $118,414,724
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges

    List of Additional Advisors in Alabama*

    * Additional advisors listing is provided in partnership with Yext

    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    3500 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL  35243 205-969-7080
    5120 Selkirk Dr, Ste 200, Birmingham, AL  35242 205-313-9153
    3500 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL  35243 205-968-6932
    3500 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL  35243 205-969-7031
    3120 Frederick Road, Suite G, Opelika, AL  36801 334-501-3343
    7530 Parker Road, Fairhope, AL  36532 251-990-2931
    3000 Riverchase Galleria, Suite 950, Hoover, AL  35244 205-444-4996
    22787 US 98, Suite E4, Fairhope, AL  36532 251-517-0207
    4121 Carmichael Rd, Ste 301, Montgomery, AL  36106 334-279-1174
    3500 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL  35243 205-969-7007

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