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Assurity Financial Group
Assurity Plaza, 2429 Manatee Avenue East, Unit 1
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 739-5006
“Independent - Transparent - Fee-Based - Fiduciary”
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David Appleby
Name:  David Appleby
Phone Number:  (941) 739-5006
Website:  Visit Website
TPM AUM $997,000,000

About Assurity Financial Group

Assurity Financial Group is a transparent fee-based fiduciary with a moderate risk growth investment strategy for those like you in or approaching retirement.

As an Independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) your unique, often complex, financial needs are served with customized solutions since we are not tied to any particular family of funds or investment products; this fact allows for greater choices in achieving your retirement lifestyle goals.

Financial credentials matter when selecting a partner for your retirement strategy, so allow us to educate you about the ones we have earned in the effort to serve you as best possible.

Many clients find us initially due to our expert tax credentials as IRS Enrolled Agents which is a clear advantage when considering the longevity of your retirement nest egg. We prevent the number one drain on your assets, income taxes during retirement.

With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and a pristine record since our establishment in 2002, we sincerely hope to earn your trust through a free exchange of ideas and create the peace of mind so your only worry is what to do with your time while retired; the numerous client reviews and testimonials from people like you illustrate this significant benefit of choosing Assurity Financial Group.

General Information

States Willing to do Business in:    Anna Maria,Bradenton,Bradenton Beach,Cortez,Ellenton,Longboat Key,Palmetto,Parrish,Ruskin,Sarasota,Manatee and Sarasota County
I work with the following types of clients:    Those approaching/in retirement - new to Bradenton
Insurance License#:    A007526
Number of Years with Current Firm:    20
Name of Custodial Firm:    First clearing LLC (Affiliated with Wells Fargo Bank)
States Licensed in:    FL
Firm CRD#:    143451
Work Experience:    10 years listening to understand the unique needs and complexities of clients retirement goals and creating a custom mix and active management of whatever financial products are necessary to create the lifestyle they have chosen during retirement.
CRD#:    3259135
Gender:    Male
Years of Experience in Financial Services:    22


Academic Background
I operated owner independent insurance agency with background in property casualty, auto, home, health, and life insurance. Charter Financial Consultant designation, Certified Life Underwriter designation, and Charter Advisor For Senior Living designation all designations completed through The American College. Qualified Financial Planner designation through the Society for Qualified Financial Planners Certified Tax Specialists through the Institute of Business and Finance Registered Financial Consultant through the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants Certified Senior Advisor through the society of Certified Senior Advisors


I can meet clients in the following ways:    At your office, Via email, Via phone, At my office, At your home
Investment Types:    Virtually all investment products are available.

Qualifications & Memberships

Non-Financial Organization Memberships:    BBB - Rated A+ National Ethics Association Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Financial Organization Memberships:    Financial Planning Association (FPA), ChFC
Insurance and Annuity Licenses:    Variable Life, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life, Health, Annuity
Securities Licenses:    Series 65
Certifications, Accreditations & Designations:    Enrolled Agent (EA), Certified Tax Specialist (CTS), QFP, Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL), Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Managed Clients:    70
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:    70
Firm's Number of Clients:    400
Advisor's Number of Clients:    400


Investment Advisor Representative:    Yes
Registered Representative:    Yes
Registered Investment Advisor:    Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:    Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions)
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:    $50K and up
Compensation Methods:    Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Commissions
Fee % Based on Assets:    2% or less
Hourly Rate:    $100-$200

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