Highstone Group Financial Associations
Silver Oak Securities, Inc.
Silver Oak Securities, Inc. believes that investment professionals provide tremendous value to their clients and that working with a financial professional is critical to a client’s long term financial success. To help advisors compete for clients at the highest level in a rapidly changing environment. To support and foster the growth of each practice and enhance client relationships. To offer the freedom for advisors to build their practice in a way that best fits their clients’ needs. To help advisors position their practice to be the quarterback for all their clients key financial decisions. To provide advisors complete open architecture, the best platforms, the right technology, and the ability to structure pricing models to maintain profitability.
As the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) protects America's investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly and honestly. All told, FINRA oversees nearly 4,420 brokerage firms, about 162,575 branch offices and approximately 629,280 registered securities representatives.
Acting as trustee or working with an independent court-appointed trustee in a missing asset case to recover funds, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) provides customers of a failed brokerage firm all non-negotiable securities that are already registered in their names or in the process of being registered.
The Estate Planning Council of Richmond
Founded in 1948, the Estate Planning Council of Richmond, Virginia and is one of the oldest Councils in continuous operation. The Council’s charter provides for the proper balance of representations from each discipline involved in the estate planning process.