Carl Smith, President of The Smith Group, is an Investment Advisor Representative for Prosperity Capital Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisory firm. He specializes in tax management as well as protection of income while still trying to grow investments within the clients’ risk tolerance. To summarize, Carl’s goal is to help his clients lower their tax bills, while possibly eliminating taxes on their Social Security, increase their fixed monthly income, and obtain better production for their financial future. Carl is involved with many civic organizations and helps raise donations for local charitable organizations.
Carl is licensed as a Series 65 Advisor. Series 65 is a securities license required by most states for individuals who act as investment advisors. The Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination covers laws, regulations, ethics and topics such as retirement planning, portfolio management strategies and fiduciary responsibilities. Carl is an Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) with Prosperity Capital Advisors.
Carl is also Life, Accident, and Health Certified, which ensures that he is knowledgeable with general insurance concepts, insurance policies, provisions, and major tax considerations.
Carl has been a member in good standing with The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) since 1988. Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) is a global, independent association of more than 66,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 72 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, please visit www.mdrt.org .
As of 2018, qualification for the MDRT requires a minimum of $94,000 of eligible commissions paid. Qualification for the Top of the Table requires $564,000 of eligible commissions paid. Carl Smith has been a Top of the Table member since 2007. Top of the Table members exchange advanced sales and productivity ideas and develop interpersonal relationships among an international network of leading insurance and investment financial services’ producers/advisors.