Secured Retirement Advisors is a fee based registered investment advisor with the state of Minnesota. Clients’ securities are held on deposit with our custodian, TD AMERITRADE Institutional, Division of TD AMERITRADE, Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. These assets are protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation up to $500,000 and by excess coverage insurance provided by TD AMERITRADE up to an aggregate of $250 million of additional securities protection, of which $900,000 may be applied to cash, is provided by London insurers, also limited to a combined return to any client from a Trustee, SIPC and London of $150 million. This coverage provides you protection against brokerage insolvency and does not protect against loss in market value of securities.
At no time do we have access to your securities, nor can they be delivered to anyone but you. Purchases will be made from your account and the proceeds from any sales deposited to your account. When you contribute new cash, you deposit it directly, either by wire or by check. Both will be made payable to TD AMERITRADE as custodian. Confirmations of all transactions and monthly activity statements are sent directly to you, with duplicates to us. You will also receive comprehensive performance reporting from us on a quarterly basis. Any brokerage commissions and SEC fees for transactions, together with quarterly management fees, are paid from your account.
TD AMERITRADE is one of the largest brokerage firms in North America and is a leading
provider of comprehensive brokerage and custody services. They provide custodial services for nearly 5,000 Registered Investment Advisory firms and service more than 6 million individual and institutional investors worldwide with more than $278 billion of client assets. It operates one of the industry’s strongest online brokerage platforms, and has investor centers in cities throughout the US and Canada.