Investment Centers of America, Inc. (ICA), member FINRA/SIPC, is a full-service broker-dealer and Registered Investment Advisor firm, and part of National Planning Holdings, Inc. (NPH), one of the nation's largest broker-dealer network1. ICA is also affiliated with Jackson National Life Insurance Company2 - one of America's largest life insurance companies.
Based in Bismarck, North Dakota, ICA has been a leading provider of investment and insurance products through community banks and independent offices since 1985. With almost 400 professionals, ICA uses a client-focused approach to support independent financial institutions in meeting their customers' goals. ICA provides a variety of solutions and services ranging from securities and mutual funds to life insurance, long-term care, and annuities. ICA serves over 200 financial institutions with an array of sales and marketing tools designed to solve client needs.
What We Do - What is a Broker Dealer/Investment Advisor?
As a broker-dealer and registered investment advisor, ICA is responsible for providing access to securities products and investment advisory services through Investment Professionals (also called "Registered Representatives" or "Investment Advisor Representatives") who affiliate with us. As a broker-dealer and registered investment advisor, ICA is required to follow the securities and investment advisory laws and regulations put forth by FINRA, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), and individual states, and must ensure that its Investment Professionals and Home Office staff adhere to these same rules and regulations.
Once affiliated with ICA, ICA's national network of Investment Professionals are supported by industry-leading technology; exceptional research; a proactive, responsive Home Office staff; and ongoing education. As a result, ICA's Investment Professionals have the resources they need to help their clients meet their investment and financial planning needs.
1Independent Broker-Dealer Network rankings by gross revenue, InvestmentNews.
2Jackson is a leading provider of retirement solutions for industry professionals and their clients. The company offers a diverse range of products including variable, fixed and fixed index annuities designed for tax-efficient accumulation and distribution of retirement income for retail customers, and fixed income products for institutional investors. Jackson subsidiaries and affiliates provide specialized asset management and retail brokerage services.