PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Agora Financial and LPL Financial as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

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Agora Financial and LPL Financial Overview

Total reviews
397
111
Company responses
15
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Issues resolved
4
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Agora Financial was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Oct 4, 2010 and since then this brand received 397 reviews. It is 286 reviews more than LPL Financial received since May 19, 2010.

Agora Financial and LPL Financial Consumer Ratings

Rank
238 out of 2343 in Financial Services category
300 out of 2343 in Financial Services category
Customer service
195 in category
167 in category
Product or Service Quality
205 in category
245 in category
Reliability
176 in category
206 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Agora Financial ranks 62 points higher in the Financial Services category than LPL Financial. People gave Agora Financial 1.4 stars for Customer service criterion in Financial Services category and it is 467 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, LPL Financial was rated 1.5 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 495 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Agora Financial has a higher rating than LPL Financial. Regarding Reliability criterion, consumers gave Agora Financial 1.3 stars and it is 73% greater than other in category. LPL Financial however was rated 1.2 stars and it is 69% greater than other in category.

Agora Financial and LPL Financial Rating Details

Customer service
1.4 (155 reviews)
1.5 (40 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

So, Why did I stay with Platinum Reserve? Because after the first 3 months I was told by a Senior Consultant in the hyped Special Customer Service supposedly special for Reserve members that there were No refunds of my $3000 investment allowed after those 3 months. I recommend that future investors...

John E

...trust, I wrote a sharply worded, but professional, letter and sent it to LPL Financial's San Diego headquarters, using a printed #10 envelope, addressed to Customer Service. That was in early May. I have had no response to...

Ben G
Product or Service Quality
1.3 (143 reviews)
1.2 (33 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

... discontinued and Agora Financial unilaterally substituted another publication, Jim Rickard's Project Prophecy, often which appear to be pitches for yet other products sold by Agora and usually has little to do with gold or miners when an occasional recommendation is made. Then, just "coincidentally", Agora's subsidiary Stansberry Research rec...

Craig U

...They rant and raves how good their service was to us the advisor. I found out in 25 days of the official acquisition that this was not the case. I was hit for some licensing fees and when I called the licensing department they told me that I didn’t need the licenses yet paid them anyway...

John E
Reliability
1.3 (139 reviews)
1.2 (33 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Its all about the next BIG BEST DEAL OF A LIFETIME. BSthe hype involved in these videos promising the moon gets you all excitedand the guarantee is laughable. You are guaranteed another year of the sameBS and endless videos with an occassional good tip that might make you a smallprofit. Meanwhile...

Giovany

Our advisor stuck us in 2 REITS, even though we are retired, and these REIT's are high risk! One of them I am slowly getting out of, but NorthStar Healthcare is not paying any dividends, and the only way I can get my $25000. out is if I die or become disabled! Wish I could find a way to get my...

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Agora Financial and LPL Financial Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Ripp off
  • Receiving the information downloads
  • Jims understanding of the economy
  • Initial speal on making us money
  • rep was competent
  • That they were in town
Cons
  • Misleading advertising
  • Deceptive practices
  • Being scammed and made a fool of
  • Worst customer services
  • No customer service
  • Illegal and unethical practices

Agora Financial and LPL Financial Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

Hi, I'm new to this world of investing and I'm thrilled. I recently started in December 2017, so far I have under my...

3.3

Just got a letter from Capital Forensics who provides "consulting" for LPL and they notified me LPL had a security...

Agora Financial and LPL Financial Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Do not order anything from this company. It is never ending. The order was for a book for 4.95 shipping. They sneak in...

1

I am an advisor that was formerly with LPL. I am now at a new broker dealer (Thank God). I have been trying to...

Agora Financial and LPL Financial Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I've been a content customer of Agora for multiple years and share my experience with others. Then today, Agora sends me...

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Our advisor stuck us in 2 REITS, even though we are retired, and these REIT's are high risk! One of them I am slowly...

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Agora Financial and LPL Financial Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Agora Financial Subscription (95 reviews)
  • Agora Financial Customer Care (27 reviews)
  • Agora Financial Weekly Wealth Alert Subscription (22 reviews)
  • Lpl Financial Account (35 reviews)
  • Lpl Financial Investment Service (16 reviews)
  • Lpl Financial Financial Advisor (8 reviews)