Our Story Established in 1988, Cutter & Company is an independent FINRA registered broker-dealer, insurance agency and SEC registered investment advisor. The firm is privately held by the same entrepreneurs who founded the company more than 30 years ago. Cutter & Company is free to do what’s best for our clients and financial advisors - the only people we serve. That means our advice, products, services and support are provided purely for your benefit to help you reach your goals; not to meet someone else’s sales quota or public shareholder demands.We proudly serve individual investors, business owners and our financial advisors. Our independent financial advisors are located around the nation, with the majority located in the Midwest.