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At Core+ Financial Strategies, an independent relationship with you is our most important priority. The comprehensive, tax-smart advice we provide is born from an understanding of your unique circumstances, needs and long-term goals, and is delivered with the goal of helping you plan and prepare for a life full of purpose.

We work with a number of partners behind the scenes to provide industry-leading account security, technology solutions and expanded product selection to effectively implement your financial plan. You will likely see their names on paperwork from time to time, so we want to help you better understand these relationships.

Avantax Wealth Management®, the broker-dealer that pioneered Tax-Smart InvestingTM is our chosen partner to support our comprehensive financial planning services. They complement our knowledge with the additional technology, research and wealth management insights to
help us identify opportunities to meet your financial goals.

What Is a Broker-Dealer?

Financial Professionals like us affiliate with a broker-dealer to get the support we need to help you achieve your financial goals.

Avantax helps us:

  • Buy and sell securities for our clients
  • Maintain and monitor your accounts
  • Evolve our technology offering
  • Comply with regulatory bodies

What Independence Means for Our Firm and Our Clients

The Avantax independent business model gives us the freedom to recommend better financial choices for our clients without the pressure of selling proprietary products. They work with multiple industry partners who offer a wealth of investment products so we can recommend the right solutions for your unique financial situation.

Our Technology Services

Avantax works with National Financial Services LLC*, a Fidelity broker-dealer, to serve as the custodian to execute, clear and settle transactions, custody, receive, and deliver funds and securities, prepare and deliver account statements, and properly service your accounts. Additionally, Avantax offers a proprietary Tax-Smart Investment Platform and access to some of the best wealth management software providers in the industry including the following technology solutions.

eMoney, MoneyGuidePro® — Data aggregation - a consolidated and holistic view of client assets - and financial planning tools with access for both clients and Financial Professionals. The comprehensive array of support and services provided by Avantax makes it possible to provide our clients with the guidance you need to help achieve your financial goals. Our chosen partners have Core+ Financial Strategies’ trust and confidence, and they help us be worthy of yours.

*Fidelity is a service provider to Avantax. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between Avantax and Fidelity, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein.

eMoney Advisor LLC is a Fidelity Investments company and an affiliate of Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC and National Financial Services LLC.

Fidelity Investments and National Financial Services (NFS) (together “Fidelity”) is a service provider to Avantax. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between Avantax and Fidelity, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity Institutional® provides clearing, custody, or other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. 1008809.1.0

Avantax Wealth ManagementSM is the holding company for the group of companies providing financial services under the Avantax® name. Securities offered through Avantax Investment ServicesSM, Member FINRA, SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Avantax Advisory ServicesSM. Insurance services offered through licensed agents of Avantax Insurance AgencySM and Avantax Insurance ServicesSM. Not all products and services listed are offered by all firms. Products and services listed may only be offered by properly licensed individuals. 3200 Olympus Blvd, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75019, 972-870-6000.