About Our Firm
As independent financial service professionals, we have the freedom to choose the strategies that work best for each of our clients. In order to pursue the retirement of your dreams and meet the retirement income challenge, we will build an investment plan to help you grow your retirement assets while helping you keep it balanced through changing times.
In order to maximize the potential of clients’ assets, we have access to comprehensive research tools, a vast array of financial products, up to date technology, and the backing of LPL Financial and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services to custodian all of our client assets.
’We will strive to do ordinary things, extraordinarily well."
Having spent four years with First Choice Financial, an investment research firm, Kevin Kraft felt that today’s consumers deserved more than just a salesman approach to managing individual assets.
Dedicated to assist in the development of true independent wealth plans, Kevin Kraft founded APS Associates in order to provide retirement planning, estate planning and asset management services to each of our valued clients.
About LPL Financial
LPL Financial is one of the leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation*. For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their goals of protecting and growing their clients’ wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best - help their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams. With headquarters on both coasts, LPL Financial supports financial advisors in helping their clients by offering a robust mix of services and tools such as: - Enabling technology - Comprehensive clearing and compliance services - Practice management programs and training - Independent research.
LPL Financial understands that providing Americans with unbiased investment advice is critical to their financial security. Because the firm has no proprietary products to sell, LPL Financial advisors can provide truly unbiased, conflict-free advice and investment recommendations. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients’ financial needs. They do so by using the firm’s tools and resources that help them discover their clients’ priorities, dreams, and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients’ lives; and make product recommendations that put clients on the path to pursuing their goals. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com
*As reported in Financial Planning Magazine, 1996-2013 based on total revenue.
About Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services
For more than 60 years, Fidelity has built a reputation of integrity and financial management expertise that gives our firm peace of mind. As a leader in the financial services field, Fidelity has a thorough understanding of the products and services they need to help best custodian client assets for independent financial advisors. With Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services your assets are safeguarded with insurance protection through the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Your assets are covered by the SIPC up to $500,000, including cash claims limited to $100,000.
APS Associates, LPL Financial, and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services are all separate unaffiliated companies