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James Harold Lee

Knowledge. Integrity. Experience.




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Advisor Services

  • Financial Planning
    • -Comprehensive Financial Planning
    • -Retirement Planning
  • Portfolio Management


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Employer Years Dates
Stratfi 7 years, 2 months Sep 2012 - Present
Self Employed 8 years, 8 months Mar 2011 - Present
Lau Associates LLC 13 years, 2 months Jan 1998 - Mar 2011

Designations & Memberships

  • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
    Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
  • Financial Planning Association
    Financial Planning Association
    The Financial Planning Association (FPA®) is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S. and includes professionals from all backgrounds and business models. We help connect thousands of consumers to competent and ethical planners who uphold the FPA Standard of Care.
  • Certified Financial Planner
    Certified Financial Planner
    A standard certification for advisors, designees are exposed to nearly 100 topics on integrated financial planning. Major topics include, but not limited to: insurance, employee benefits, securities, state and federal tax, estate tax and planning, asset protection, etc.
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
    Chartered Financial Analyst
    Widely considered the gold standard for investment professionals, this six decade old charter is only given to designees who can demonstrate competence, integrity, and dedication to the field of investment management.
  • Chartered Market Technician
    Chartered Market Technician
    The MTA has the following stated mission: Attract and retain a membership of professionals devoting their efforts to using and expanding the field of technical analysis and sharing their body of knowledge with their fellow members. Establish, maintain, and encourage the highest standards of professional competence and ethics among technical analysts. Educate the public and the investment community of the value and universality of technical analysis.

Articles and Answers

Insights by James Lee

A Financial "Power Tool" in Your Wallet
Published 2016-10-15 12:46:51
Why Robo-Advisors Are Not Cutting Edge
Published 2016-03-11 06:41:39
The Best (Safe) Investment You'll Ever Make
Published 2015-06-12 11:14:05
Inside the Appleverse
Published 2015-05-03 14:01:20
A Quick Guide to Setting Financial Priorities
Published 2015-04-29 06:53:56
    *Articles are published by advisors without compensation.


    Ask a financial questionAsk a question
    In case a predicted Market Crash in Oct. 2015 due to the Yaun replacing the dollar. Can I freeze my 401k till after Oct?
    Most 401k plans have a number of different options for investors. While you can't necessarily "freeze" a 401k account, most of them do offer money market (or, cash equivalent) alternative. Ask your plan administrator for specifics. Over the long-term, however, diversified portfolios do tend to p...  (more)
    Answered May 2015
    How do I draw my 401k out in full?
    Contact your plan administrator. If in doubt, check your most recent statement, which should have a phone number or website information. Before you draw out your 401k in full though, you may want to ask yourself a few questions:1) Should I roll this over into an IRA with another service provide...  (more)
    Answered Jun 2015
    How much is my 401k?
    Carlesa, if you don't have current statements, check with the human resources (HR) department for your employer. They will point you in the right direction. It is a good idea to review your 401k holdings at least annually, although most people review them quarterly. A few things to keep in mind:...  (more)
    Answered Sep 2015
      *Answers are submitted by advisors without compensation.

      Licenses & Conducts

      U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
      • license status
      • disclosures
      • as of date
        Oct 20, 2018
      • license status
        Not registered
      • disclosures
      • as of date
      Review the status and details of the disclosures noted above using the SEC's Investment Advisor Public Disclosure website:



      Last updated on Oct. 21, 2018
        • $17.5M
          Total Assets Under Management
        • $0
          Total Assets Under Advisement
        • 25
          number of clients
        • $700.0K
          Estimated Average Account Balance Per Client


      Last updated on Nov. 4, 2019
        • $24.7M
          Total Assets Under Management
        • N/A
          Total Assets Under Advisement
        • 98
        • $251.5K
          Estimated Average Account Balance


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      This advisor has certified that they are compensated soley by their clients, and do not accept commisions or compensation of any kind based on the products they recommend.

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