Why Choose North Star


What started as a small office with a handful of financial advisors in 1908 has transformed into an organization with 150 financial advisors across 22 states. North Star has proven its commitment to recruiting, training and developing strong and capable financial advisors dedicated to steering their clients to financial security. As one of the largest independent financial services firms in the United States1, we are always growing and looking for new individuals to join our team of financial advisors.

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Why choose North Star? Here are some of the advantages we offer:

Access to a Broad Range of Wealth Management Products and Services

As we are an independent organization, you as an advisor will not be tied down to one line of products to sell to your clients. North Star offers a broad range of products and services that allow you to make your recommendation based on what is best suited for the client.

Competitive Compensation, Benefits and Recognition

After five or more years in the business, our advisors consistently beat the industry average in terms of compensation. Even in the first year of advising, our advisors average an income between $45,000 and $60,000.2 We offer benefits such as 401(k), medical, dental, group life and much more. Our advisors also have many opportunities to attend various recognition conferences and events throughout the year based on performance.

Why_Choose_North_Star2.pngRetention of Top Advisors

We offer you the tools, resources and support you need to both start and grow your business throughout the years. With our long-term commitment to help our financial advisors succeed, our retention rate of top advisors throughout their entire career is at 95%.

Guidance from a Senior Advisor

North Star has a strong culture of coaching and encourages advisors to learn from each other. As a new advisor, you will be able to benefit from the wisdom of a senior advisor who can team up with you and give you advice based on their experiences.

Technology Support

We have dozens of efficient solutions to help you get the most out of your business and are constantly evolving. As part of the support we offer, our Information Technology team is able to assist you and provide any guidance you may need.

Local Ownership with Access to North Star’s Resources

Each financial advisor has the opportunity to own and establish their own practice. With North Star, you have the chance to work independently while having constant access to all of the dedicated support, resources, and history of a larger firm.

Interested in learning more?

While over 80% of our advisors start with us straight from college, we also recruit individuals who are looking for a career change or who are already experienced financial advisors. We are searching for candidates who are motivated, competitive, charismatic, goal-oriented, coachable and hard-working. If this sounds like you, apply online or contact one of our recruiters to learn more and begin your career!

1 GAMA International, December 2013
2 Calculated from a combination of Securian subsidy payments and first year commission to create total income

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