WealthSprings is redefining the traditional role of financial planning services. We provide our clients with independent, user-friendly services and financial products tailored specifically for their individual needs.
Behind us, we have the backing of LPL Financial, a highly rated independent broker/dealer. LPL Financial advisors face no pressure to promote proprietary investment products, so we can provide exactly what our clients need and more importantly, what they want — genuinely objective financial advice.
So what does this mean for you?
- Being "Independent" means LPL Financial does not sell its own proprietary investment products; but provides us with access to thousands of investment and insurance products through the nation’s leading providers.
- Being "Independent" means that we face no pressure to promote proprietary investment products.
- Being "Independent" means we can devote our time and energies to understanding your individual financial objectives and not to produce quotas and sales goals.
- Being "Independent" means that we put our clients needs first in all aspects of our business.
Our company is built on a solid foundation of excellent client service and in-depth market knowledge. Becoming a client with us is as easy as it is rewarding. We look forward to working with you.
Ann Curty-Case is among just 7% of the wealth managers in the Kansas City area to be chosen by their clients and financial services industry professionals for this elite award as a Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction. This elite Five Star award* is bestowed on those wealth managers who have exemplified service, knowledge, and communication.
*Award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2013 Five Star Wealth Managers.
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