Cole Duke, AAMS®, CRPC®, CRPS®

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Managing Director – Investments
Benjamin F. Edwards - Flora, IL
10 Parsons Ln
Flora, IL 62839

cole.duke@benjaminfedwards.com
Phone: 618-508-8050

OVERVIEW

Trust. Integrity. Mutual respect. These are the operating principles I rely on when I work to develop an investment approach that is designed to meet my clients’ financial goals and objectives.

My client-first service commitment to you begins by asking questions, listening to your responses and learning what is important to you. We’ll work together to evaluate your current financial picture, explore your investment time horizon, and your tolerance for risk. Each of these steps will help us develop you personalized, goals-based financial program using the various investment tools we have at Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.

As we implement your strategy, we will continue to work together to monitor your progress, adjusting as your needs and goals change, and as opportunities in the markets present themselves.

I very much look forward to showing you what our client-first investment approach can mean for you and your family.

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What is an AAMS®? Earning the ACCREDITED ASSET MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTSM, or AAMS®, certification from the College for Financial Planning means that a financial advisor has successfully completed a course of study, passed an exam, and is compliant with a Code of Ethics, which includes agreeing to abide by the Standards of Professional Conduct. In addition, the designation is subject to renewal requirements every two years, which in includes the completion of 16 hours continuing education, and a reaffirmation to the Code of Ethics.

What is a CRPC®? A CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANNING COUNSELORSM, or CRPC®, designation from the College for Financial Planning indicates that the holder has completed a rigorous course of study that addresses pre- and post-retirement needs, including asset management and estate planning. Additionally, individuals must pass an end-of-course examination, agree to adhere to standards of professional conduct, and are subject to a disciplinary process.

What is a CRPS®? A CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANNING SPECIALISTSM, or CRPS®, certification from the College for Financial Planning indicates that the holder has completed a rigorous course of study that addresses design, installation, maintenance and administration of retirement plans. Individuals must pass an end-of-course examination that tests their ability to synthesize complex concepts and apply theoretical concepts to real-life situations. Additionally, individuals must agree to adhere to standards of professional conduct, and are subject to a disciplinary process.