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Spencer Betts

Bickling Financial Services, Inc

35 Bedford Street
Suite 15

Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 8629792

To build and preserve wealth for our clients

About Bickling Financial Services, Inc

Bickling Financial Services, Inc., was founded in 1984 by Dorothy Bickling. At the inception of Bickling Financial Services Dorothy set the priorities of the firm:

- to provide advice with the best interest of the clients as the primary consideration

- to make sure that clients understand their investment options

- to provide sage, objective counsel supporting each client's financial decisions

Dorothy and her sons, Spencer Betts and Andrew Betts, have more than 50 years of combined experience. We are proud of our multi-generational heritage and plan on extending it into the future.

General Information

Firm Start Year

1986

No.of Employees

5-9

CRD#

4285560

Insurance License#

1771316

Name of Broker/Dealer

LPL Financial Services

Name of Custodial Firm

LPL Financial Services

States Licensed in

CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, LA, MA, ME, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT, WA

Years of Experience in Financial Services

30+

Number of Years with Current Firm

30+

Compliance

Registered Investment Advisor

Yes

Registered Representative

Yes

Investment Advisor Representative

Yes

I am an acknowledged fiduciary

Yes

Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Qualifications & Membership

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant, Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF)

Securities Licenses

Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, Series 24

Insurance and Annuity Licenses

Disability, Variable Life, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life, Annuity

Financial Organization Memberships

Paladin Registry

Non-Financial Organization Memberships

Rotary Club of Lexington

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients

450

Assets Managed by Firm

200,000

Assets Managed by Advisor

200,000

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure

Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions)

Compensation Methods

Flat Fee

Fee % Based on Assets

90

Additional Details on Charges

Where ever possible when managing assets we are fee based. There are a few products that we use that are commissioned based. We are flat fee for our financial planning services.

Education

BS - Physics

Old Dominion
- 1997

Disclaimer

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advice offered through Bickling Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial