The Power of Partners

Sunbelt Securities, Inc., a member of FINRA and SIPC, is a Houston-based independent securities Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor. The firm has been located in the Galleria area financial office complex for over 20 years.

Combined, the principals of the firm have more that 150 years of experience in the financial services industry, including time as institutional traders. Together they unite the custody and clearing resources of National Financial Services, LLC with a non-proprietary platform of investment offerings from a wide variety of investment sponsors. Sunbelt facilitates interaction for Charles W. Rawl & Associates with National Financial Services, LLC and provides back-office services including compliance and administration.

Established in 1983, National Financial Services, LLC (“NFS”) is a Fidelity Investments company and is one of the largest providers of brokerage services in North America.

NFS serves as the primary custodian of our clients’ accounts, provides trade execution, clearing, safekeeping and other related services for brokerage and advisory accounts. Fidelity Investments, the parent company of NFS, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial services, with $11.1 trillion in total customer assets.

Ed Slott's Elite IRA Advisor Group

Charles W. Rawl & Associates, LLC is proud to be a member of the Ed Slott Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM. Ed Slott, CPA is a nationally-recognized IRA distribution expert. He is known for his unparalleled ability to convert advanced tax strategies into understandable, actionable, and entertaining advice. He has been named “The Best Source for IRA Advice” by The Wall Street Journal. USA Today wrote, “It would be tough to find anyone who knows more about IRAs than CPA Slott.” Mr. Slott is Professor of Practice at The American College of Financial Services.

With new tax laws, important IRS rulings and an ever-changing financial climate, it is more important than ever for advisors to continually invest in their own education. Members of Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM train with Ed Slott and his team of IRA Experts on a continuous basis. Advisors pass regular background checks, complete requisite training, attend semiannual workshops, webinars, and complete mandatory exams. They are immediately notified of changes to the tax code and updates on retirement planning. Additionally, members have access to us – America’s IRA Experts – to answer any tough questions or planning needs.

Charles W. Rawl & Associates is proud to be an owner firm of Lion Street, a leading national financial services company owned by fiercely independent financial advisors.

Based in Austin, Texas, Lion Street comprises an elite network of affiliate firms who specialize in financial solutions for high-net-worth individuals, family offices, business owners and corporate clients. Lion Street firms gain favored access to insurance carriers and financial institutions, and the products and services they offer, enhancing our ability to meet the complex planning requirements of our clients.

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