William Smathers, Indepentant Registered Investment Advisor, CRFA
Smathers Financial Group, Inc.

Tel: 352-561-3060
8564 East CR 466
Suite 205
The Villages, FL 32162

Our Client Goal is to, " Increase Income & Reduce Risk."

Smathers Financial Group, Inc. | Financial Advisor in The Villages ,FL

About Smathers Financial Group, Inc.

Smathers Financial Group, Inc.(SFG) is a Independent Wealth Management Company that caters to a wide range of clients that are looking for advise on their investments and estate planning.

The main office for SFG is located in The Villages in The Santa Fe Professional Building located at 8465 East CR 466, Suite 205, The Villages, FL 32162.

SFG has other offices located in Tavares, Mount Dora, and Winter Park Florida.

General Information

Firm Start Year:   2000
No.of Employees:   5-9
Insurance License#:   A245448
States Licensed in:   FL., N.C. GA., WI., IN., OH.
Number of Years with Current Firm:   5
Work Experience:   30 Years
I work with the following types of clients:   Investment Clubs, Individual Investors, Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses
Advisory Services Provided:   Financial Advice & Consulting


Investment Types:   Options & Futures, Stocks, Mutual Funds, Bonds, Alternative Investments, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Mortgages & Real Estate, Annuities, Insurance, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   Video Conference, At your home, At my office, At your office

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Annuity, Life, Variable Annuity, Variable Life

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:   250+
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   200+
Assets Managed by Firm:   $33,000,000
Advisor's Number of Clients:   80
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   80
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   100
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $33,000,000


Registered Investment Advisor:   Yes
Registered Representative:   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 and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee-Based
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   50000
Compensation Methods:   Hourly, Commissions, Flat Fee, Based on Assets
Fee % Based on Assets:   Time Spent
Additional Details on Charges:   Negotiable, depending on subject matter, time spend, invested assets,
Minimum Fee Charged for Managed Accounts:   1.25%
Minimum Fee Charged for Hourly Planning Accounts:   250 per hr

Board Positions

Organization:  Waterman Foundation  Eustis, FL
Position :  Waterman Hospital
Duration :  1994-1998


Political Science  - Math & Statistics  Florida State University - Tallahassee
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  • Why should I choose you as my financial advisor? BA Florida State University, The American College School for Estate Planners (CEC), Retirement Planning School, Series 4, 7, 24, 31, 63, 65, Life Agent.
  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? Listening to my client's needs.
  • How do you charge for your services? Complete Financial and Estate Planning. Life Insurance review and medicare.
  • How are you compensated? How will I pay for your services? 250+
  • If you are going to manage my account, will you obtain my permission every time you buy or sell something? No...we work as a team.
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Smathers Financial Group, Inc. is a Registered Investment Advisor with the State of Florida. Securities offered through TD Ameritrade, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.

William Smathers

William Smathers

Indepentant Registered Investment Advisor, CRFA

William (Will) H. Smathers graduated at Florida State University in 1966. He enlisted in the Officer's Candidate Program in the Marine Corps at Quantico, Virginia and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant.
While serving in Vietnam as Company Commander of A Company, First Shore Party Battalion in 1969, First Lieutenant Smathers was decorated with the Navy Commendation Medal with V for his meritorious service and actions under fire. He was given a field promotion to the rank of Captain. At wars end, he resigned his commission as a Major for a role in the private world.
Mr. Smathers served on the Board of Directors for Waterman Hospital; was Lake County Coordinator for the Leukemia Society and served as master of ceremonies for two years; founded the Mount Dora Art Festival; and worked with the March of Dimes in preventing child birth defects.
While at Dean Witter, Mr. Smathers received the National Sales Directors Award for finishing number one in his class; was voted Account Executive of the year in 1993; and was in the President's Club for six consecutive years.

My Services

Financial Advice & Consulting

At Smathers Financial Group, Inc. We offer a wide range of service and products for our clients. We focus on managed money, so that our client have the liquidity that they desire. We create a personal financial plan for each clients situation providing them with the best opportunity for success. Please check our website for more details.

My Team

Deborah Beeman Deborah Beeman Office Manager

Deborah has worked as our Office Manager for 11 years. She has extensive knowledge in handling our clients records in a professional manner.

Office Hours

wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Mon. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Wed. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Thu. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Communities Served

Altoona Astatula
Belleview Bushnell
Center Hill Coleman
Eustis Fruitland Park
Grand Island Howey In The Hills
Inverness Lady Lake
Lake Panasoffkee Leesburg
Mount Dora Ocala
Ocklawaha Okahumpka
Oxford Silver Springs
Summerfield Sumterville
Tavares Umatilla
Weirsdale Wildwood

Compensation Arrangements

Check Bank Transfer

Awards & Recognitions

Account Executive of the Year 1993 - Dean Witter

Number One in his class

Navy Commendation Medal

"For his 'meritorious service and actions under fire." He was given a field commission to the rank of Captain. Later to retire as a Major.

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