During our 20 years in the industry we have built solid relationships and gathered valuable resources that enable us to look beyond the obvious municipal opportunities. Our approach to investing is designed to preserve wealth, mitigate risk and build for the future.
Q: How do I open an account with W. H. Mell Associates?
Q: Where can I learn more about municipal bonds?
Q: Who provides regulatory oversight for the municipal market activity of broker/dealers?
Q: Where can I learn more about the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)?
Q: Who do I contact with a question or concern about my account?
Q: Does W. H. Mell Associates specialize by region?
Q: How do I access my account online?
Q: Where can I learn more about the “go paperless” e-delivery logo on my statement mailing?
Q: Where can I learn more about Order Routing Disclosure (Compliance with SEC Rule 606 – Disclosure of Order Routing Practices)?
Q: What is the difference between NetXView and EDocumentSuite?
Q: What makes W. H. Mell different from other municipal bond broker dealers?
A: To begin a relationship with W. H. Mell Associates, contact us directly at:
W. H. Mell Associates, Inc.
450 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 273-4550 – Phone
(800) 277-7052 – Toll Free
(908) 598-1662 – Facsimile
Or complete the email request below. A registered representative will contact you to directly to discuss your personal investing objectives and help determine if investing in municipal bonds is right for you.
A: In addition to your W. H. Mell representative, the following industry and regulatory resources provide a wealth of educational materials related to investing in municipal bonds.
- Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association – SIFMA (www.sifma.org)
- Investing In Bonds (www.InvestingInBonds.com). This is a SIFMA sponsored investor education site.
- The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board – MSRB (www.msrb.org)
- Electronic Municipal Market Access (www.emma.msrb.org) The MSRB’s official source for municipal disclosures and market data.
- A: The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – FINRA (www.finra.org)
- A: The Muncipal Securities Rulemaking Board (www.msrb.org)
A: To learn more about SIPC protection, contact your W. H. Mell registered representative at (908) 273-4550 or go directly to SIPC’s website at www.sipc.org.
A: W. H. Mell Associates endeavors to provide quality financial services in association with our clearing broker, Pershing, LLC. Questions and concerns may be directed to your registered representative. Should you wish to register a complaint, please contact the firm’s president,
S. Bradley Mell c/o W. H. Mell Associates, Inc., 450 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901; (908) 273-4550.
A: W. H. Mell Associates offers bonds issued in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Contact us to learn more.
A: You may access your account online at www.netxclient.com. Enter your user name and password. To obtain a user name and password or for technical assistance with your account, contact your registered representative or Diane Fredricks at (908) 273-4550.
A: To learn more about the paperless initiative sponsored by Pershing, contact your representative directly at (908) 273-4550.
A: All transactions are cleared through Pershing, LLC. Order routing may be confirmed at www.orderroutingdisclosure.com. In the “Enter Broker-Dealer’s Full Name:” Box, enter “W H Mell Associates Inc”. Our firm name must be entered exactly as it appears between the quotation marks, excluding punctuation as indicated.
A: NetXView and EDocumentSuite are both customer portals offered through Pershing, LLC.
NetXView allows our clients to view their accounts online on a daily basis. Customers may view holdings, activity and projected cash flows. Statement and confirmation access is also available through this portal if the account participates in Pershing’s “go paperless” option. Access to NetXView must be set up through W. H. Mell Associates. A link to this portal is included on this website. Contact your W. H. Mell representative to learn more.
MyEdocumentSuite allows customers to access confirmations and statements online, it does not provide access to daily holdings, activity or projected cash flows. This portal may be set-up by customers by accessing www.myedocumentsuite.com and following Pershing’s detailed instructions. For assistance with MyEdocumentSuite, please contact your W. H. Mell representative.
A: At W. H. Mell Associates our team of experts looks beyond the obvious to find value in special situation municipal securities. Clearing through Pershing, the industry’s largest global business solutions provider, W. H. Mell Associates enables you to enjoy the advantages of a small firm with the security of one of the largest custodial banks in the world. Offering both private and institutional investor services W. H. Mell provides liquidity, expertise and a demonstrated ability to find value in secondarily traded municipal bonds. Contact us at (908) 273-4550 to learn more.