John McAulay, CFP®, CLTC®
McAulay Financial at LPL

Tel: 919-244-1416
126 W. Chatham Street
Cary, NC 27511
McAulay Financial at LPL | Financial Advisor in Cary ,NC

About John McAulay

Began career in financial services by joining Legg Mason Wood Walker as a Financial Advisor in 2001, and transitioned to Smith Barney via a company acquisition in 2006.

Have been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional since 2006, and received a certificate in Financial Planning from Duke University. Born and raised in Long Island, NY by parents who emigrated from Scotland in the 1950's, John moved to North Carolina to attain his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University. He currently resides in Morrisville, NC with his wife, Leslie. Have two children: son Jack is a 2nd Lt. in the US Army, and daughter Lindsay is in nursing school.

About McAulay Financial at LPL

LPL Financial is he largest independent broker dealer with more than 18,000 advisors nationwide. We are publicly traded under the symbol LPLA.

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General Information

Firm Start Year:   1921
Number of Years with Current Firm:   12
Work Experience:   July 2001-May 2009: Legg Mason/Smith Barney- Financial Advisor/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER

May 2009-Present: Independent Advisor/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER/Branch Manager at LPL Financial
Work with the following types of clients:   Individual Investors, Businesses
Advisory Services Provided:   Financial Planning for Individuals, Education Funding and Planning, Risk Management, 401K Rollovers, Retirement Planning, Portfolio Management, Financial Planning, Investment Advice & Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Wealth Management


Investment Types:   Bonds, Mutual Funds, Options & Futures, Stocks, Insurance, Alternative Investments
Can meet clients in the following ways:   Our Office, Via Phone, Your Office, Via Email, Video Conference

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Annuity, Life, Variable Annuity, Long Term Care, Variable Life

Firm Information

Advisor's Number of Clients:   80
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   80
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   80
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $60,000,000

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee-Based
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $500,000
Fee % Based on Assets:   1
Additional Details on Charges:   Primarily fee-based. Will not go fee-only because I believe that is not always in the best interests of clients for a variety of reasons. For example, when building long term bond ladders, holding highly appreciated stock, etc.

Board Positions

Organization:  Prestonwood Community Association  Cary, NC
Position :  Secretary
Duration :  06/1/2018-Currently holding


BA - History/Business Administration  East Carolina University - Greenville, NC

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Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:

Have a clean record

Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:

Have a clean record

Office Hours

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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Thu. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Communities Served

Primarily the Triangle Area but typically focused on Cary
Morrisville Apex

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