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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Southern Pines, North Carolina
Last Updated - 25-Jun-2022

Southern Pines has 4 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 3 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Southern Pines, North Carolina have an average of 11 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Southern Pines, North Carolina mentioned below do 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 Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Southern Pines, North Carolina
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Janet Galloway
1010 Old US HWY 1 S,
Southern Pines, NC 28387
8 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
John McAulay
126 W. Chatham Street,
Cary, NC 27511
20 $60,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Based
Kelli Smith
CFP®, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC®), CRPC®
4700 Falls of Neuse Road,
Suite 275,
Raleigh, NC 27609
717 Green Valey Rd.,
Greensboro, NC 27408
8 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Southern Pines

Qualifications CRD# 6234627
Firm CRD# 171991
Series 65

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

Office Location 1010 Old US HWY 1 S,
Southern Pines,
Phone Number 910-751-0848

Growing up in an active-duty military family, Janet has lived all over the world. She spent most of her time in Virginia and Kansas. She now calls Pinehurst, NC her permanent home. Janet's first career was raising her four children. As they got older, she went back to school earning her Master's in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. She is a CFP® ; (Certified Financial Planner) professional and a CDFA® ; (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst) professional. She is passionate about helping others create a financial road map that makes sense for their unique situation. Janet has built a solid foundation of knowledge and experience, working in both small firms and large broker dealers. You will often find her helping in the local community through Habitat for Humanity and Kiwanis. She also enjoys playing golf and listening to the talented local music artists. Janet travels back to Kansas to visit her grandson as time allows.

About B&B Strategic Management

How much money do I need to retire? When should I claim social security? When can I retire? What will I do when I retire? Am I saving enough? Am I on track? These are just a few of the questions we help our clients answer. We identify your money mind set, your money script and analyze where you are now and where you want to be. We then use this information to create a comprehensive strategy uniquely tailored to your goals. We don't leave you alone though - we are always here with advice to keep you on track to help you achieve your financial goals. We simplify your financial life with a short summary so it's easy to see where everything is. We coordinate with your other professionals such as CPAs and Attorneys to ensure you have a team coordinating your important financial matters.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications CRD# 4439033
Firm CRD# 6413
Series 7, 24, 31, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based

Office Location 126 W. Chatham Street,
Phone Number 919-244-1416

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.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Investment Advice & Management

Qualifications CRD# 6519874
Firm CRD# 6519874
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based

Office Location 4700 Falls of Neuse Road,
Suite 275,
Phone Number 919-747-6052

Office Location 717 Green Valey Rd.,
Suite 200,
Greensboro,NC 27408
Phone Number 919-747-6052

I partner with my clients to help them envision their future and build a plan around what's most important to them. When I'm not working, I spend time with my family, staying active and exploring the state of North Carolina.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.

Top Financial Advisor Firms in Southern Pines, North Carolina (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
Milestone Advisory Partners, Llc
103 Bradford Village Court,
Southern Pines, NC 28387
$286,049,961 573 A percentage of AUM
$119,226,742 487 A percentage of AUM

    List of Additional Advisors in Southern Pines, North Carolina*

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    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    Edward Jones
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    165 Beverly Lane, Southern Pines, NC  28387 910-692-8628
    Edward Jones
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    165 Beverly Lane, Southern Pines, NC  28387 910-692-8628
    Edward Jones
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    420 SW Broad St, Southern Pines, NC  28387 910-684-6381
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