At Brookstone Financial we focus on holistic, fee based, financial planning solutions designed to
maximize all available assets and income streams. Our cutting edge technology platform allows us
to coordinate retirement benefits in an effort to reduce taxation and maximize Social Security in
retirement. In addition, we have have a wealth transfer and legacy planning department to help
design a strategy for leveraging your current wealth whether it be for your family or charity.
We have Two area locations that service Southern Indiana and Louisville metro. One hour complimentary consultations are available upon request. Monthly educational workshops are held throughout the communities we service. For more information on these educational workshops please contact Ethan Adams at 812-920-1755.
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|Firm Start Year:||2003|
|Name of Broker/Dealer:||Center Street Securities|
|Name of Custodial Firm:||TD Ameritrade Institutional / Fidelity / Charles Schwab /Pershing|
|States Licensed in:||Akansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina|
|Number of Years with Current Firm:||16|
|Work Experience:||I work with my clients to help them maximize and coordinate all benefits in retirement. Utilizing technology we can provide our clients a clear roadmap to retirement in which they can access online 24/7.|
|I work with the following types of clients:||Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses, Individual Investors, Investment Clubs|
|Foreign Languages Serviced:||Spanish|
|Advisory Services Provided:||Tax Advice and Services, Financial Planning for Businesses, Financial Planning for Individuals, 401K Rollovers, Retirement Planning, Portfolio Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Financial Advice & Consulting, Annuities, Insurance Planning|
|Investment Types:||Mutual Funds, Options & Futures, Bonds, Stocks, Annuities, Insurance, Mortgages & Real Estate, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Alternative Investments, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)|
|I can meet clients in the following ways:||At my office, Via Phone, At your home, Via Email, Video Conference, At your office|
Qualifications & Memberships
|Insurance and Annuity Licenses:||Disability, Annuity, Health, Life, Variable Annuity, Long Term Care, Variable Life|
|Financial Organization Memberships:||National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)|
|Non-Financial Organization Memberships:||PMB Social Security Counselor Network|
|Firm's Number of Clients:||400+|
|Firm's Number of Planning Clients:||200+|
|Firm's Number of Managed Clients:||200+|
|Assets Managed by Firm:||$99M|
|Advisor's Number of Clients:||200+|
|Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:||200+|
|Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:||100+|
|Assets Managed by Advisor:||$99|
|Registered Investment Advisor:||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
|Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:||$250,000.00|
|Compensation Methods:||Commissions, Based on Assets, Hourly, Flat Fee|
|Fee % Based on Assets:||.50-1.5%|
|Additional Details on Charges:||AUM fees are negotiable based upon services and technology platforms provided.|
Securities offered through Center Street Securities, Inc. (CSS), a registered Broker- Dealer and Member FINRA and SIPC. Investment Advisory Services offered through PMB Capital Management LLC (PMB), a Registered Investment Advisor. Brookstone Financial, PMB, and CSS are independent of one another.
Our knowledge on distribution planning and coordination of Social Security benefits has brought us national acclaim. We have been featured in WSJ, USA Today, Bloomberg Radio, The Money Show, and Investment News. Many clients find they have not adequately prepared for retirement. We bring answers, solutions, and assistance to clients so they can make informed financial decisions. We are educators delivering financial certainty in uncertain times. Seth Stewart and Ethan Adams handle clients throughout Louisville and Southern Indiana. They can be reached at the Jeffersonville office of Brookstone Financial.
Financial Advice & Consulting
Financial advice and consulting is available for self directed individuals and businesses on an hourly basis.
Financial Planning for Individuals
Holistic and comprehensive financial planning means we take inventory of all available resources, learn your wants and desires and then construct a plan to reach and accomplish those goal. As life circumstances change we review the plan to make sure we stay on track and make changes as necessary.
Financial Planning for Businesses
Holistic and comprehensive financial planning means we take inventory of all available resources, learn your wants and desires and then construct a plan to reach and accomplish those goal. As circumstances change we review the plan to make sure we stay on track and make changes as necessary. Business planning like individual planning incorporates tax planning and estate planning strategies.
|Mon.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Tue.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Wed.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Thu.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Fri.||9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|New Albany||New Middletown|
|New Salisbury||New Washington|
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