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Qualified Financial Advisors in Wilmington, North Carolina
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Les H Kern
Les H. Kern IAR CRFA LUTCF
2306 Wrightsville Ave,
Wilmington, NC  28403
(800) 793-8884
Strategic Investment Partners
Strategic Investment Partners
1508 Military Cutoff Rd.,
Wilmington, NC  28403
(910) 509-7230
Jeff Headrick
Inspire Financial Planning
1213 Culbreth Drive,
Wilmington, NC  28405
(910) 448-1450

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Wilmington

Qualifications CRD# 1140180
FirmCRD# 116324
Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Commissions, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 2306 Wrightsville Ave,
#201,
Wilmington,
NC 
28403
Phone Number (800) 7938884

I am Investment Advisor, Financial Advisor & Wealth Advisor of wealth management firm that is committed to listening and helping individuals investors get to retirement, and need to know how to go from accumulation to income for retirement. We operate as FIDUCIARIES so we are ethically and legally required to invest our client assets in their best interest To help provide a sound retirement income safely they cannot outlive. I designed to protect, conserve and grow our client's wealth or give income by managing risk with a level of personal services. I take pride in servicing my clients by meeting them regularly in person or Zoom video, and promptly returning their phone calls. You will discover the safe, easy way to get results. My mission is to provide quality products and service to clients which enhances the quality of life for my clients. In doing so, I will deal with integrity and honesty, reflecting that people that are more important than dollars and that my purpose is to bring credit to our Lord Jesus Christ

About Les H. Kern IAR CRFA LUTCF

We believe that while it is important to choose investments and financial strategies with a history of good rates of return, it is just as important to look at and investment's performance in a year with a market downturn. We teach clients that to get the best return, their portfolios cannot go backwards. We recommend investments with well-defined sell strategies that we believe will weather downturns efficiently. The bottom line: We try to avoid loss whenever possible. Les H. Kern is an Investment Advisor, of a wealth management firm of D.H. Hill Advisors that is committed to helping clients get to retirement and to help provide a sound retirement income they cannot outlive. As a true independent advisor our customized programs are designed to protect, conserve and grow our client's wealth by sound income strategies with investments that deliver an unprecedented level of income with services.



Qualifications CRD# 5915046
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Hourly


Office Location 1508 Military Cutoff Rd.,
Suite 206,
Wilmington,
NC 
28403
Phone Number (910) 5097230

Brent holds series 7 and 66 securities registrations with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.. Concentrating on risk management, Brent quickly realized and understood just how essential the prevalence of a risk-managed approach is for his valued clients. Brent decided he wanted to add value by offering total financial services to his clients and joined the family business, Conway & Company Financial Services in 2011. In the fall of 2017, Brent and long-time friend Justin Wolfe expanded the family owned and operated business in Wilmington with Strategic Investment Partners. Brent is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. He is also a licensed insurance agent in the field of Life, Health, Variable Insurance, as well as Property and Casualty. Brent is a long-time member of the Rotary Club of Kinston and upholds the club values in volunteer and fundraising efforts. He is also a member of the Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church and continues to strengthen his faith. Recently Brent was nominated to join the Wrightsville Beach Foundation which he gladly accepted a board position. The foundation is a non-profit with a mission statement is a commitment to develop and promote a venue that will have the ability to generate funds that can be used to promote, improve and enhance the quality and enjoyment of our islands parks and recreation programs and amenities.

About Strategic Investment Partners

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand your financial situation and provide you with personalized information, services, and products to help you reach your goals. Strategic Investment Partners is a sub-branch of Conway & Company Financial Services. We operate as FIDUCIARIES so we are ethically and legally required to invest our client assets in their best interest. A long-term perspective of the Dow Jones Industrial Average reveals the reality there are extended periods of time which the US equity market will trend upwards, and also long periods of time where the market will instead stagnate or move generally lower. Our Fact-Based Strategy - Underpinning our Fact-Based strategy is a set of core beliefs about the market. These core beliefs are: 1. We don't know where the market will go - and neither does anyone else. 2. Wherever the market goes, it will get there by trending. 3. Along the way, there will be outperformers and underperformers. Armed with these three core beliefs, we are well equipped to handle whatever the market brings - ALL WITHOUT HAVING TO MAKE A SINGLE PREDICTION. Using supply and demand analysis, our Fact- Based strategy concentrates on identifying outperformers to include in our portfolios. Together, they give us the "when" and "what" - the two essential ingredients of success.



Qualifications CRD# 4516694
FirmCRD# 157423
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets, Commissions, Flat Fee


Office Location 1213 Culbreth Drive,
Wilmington,
NC 
28405
Phone Number (910) 4481450

Jeff is a financial planner at Inspire Financial Planning. Jeff's passions are enjoying the outdoors, spending time with family, writing, reading, and financial planning. If you read any of Jeff's blogs, you'll quickly see how the loves of his life are intertwined. Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Coastal Carolina University. Jeff has 20 years' experience building portfolios and financial plans. It was during his time at JH&A Wealth Management that he tested his ability to manage client assets during the Financial Crisis of 2008. This experience he still carries with him today. He is a staunch believer in a highly diversified, global portfolio.

About Inspire Financial Planning

While we are an independent firm, we rely on our collaboration with AlphaStar Capital Management, Horizon Investments, Vanguard, TD Ameritrade, and many more to bring you a high level of investment services.



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