Founded in 1994, First Allied Securities Inc. is a full-service independent broker/dealer in the financial industry. It offers an array of products and services, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, asset management, retirement accounts, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, cash management and insurance. Some of these include initial public offerings, treasury bills, notes, bonds and strips, networking, wrap-fee accounts, equipment leasing, etc. The company is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Advanced Equities Financial Corp. is its parent company.