Kim Saunders joins MEMBERS Financial Services

May 22, 2023

SAFE Federal Credit Union announced that Kim Saunders, Financial Advisor, is joining MEMBERS Financial Services.

Saunders, a graduate of North Carolina State University, has over 15 years of experience in the investment services industry including her prior role as LPL Financial Advisor at BOC Financial Services.

“I’m happy to help bring LPL Financial’s resources and support to SAFE Federal Credit Union members,” said Saunders. “I’m here to help them make informed investment decisions for a sound financial future.”

“Kim Saunders is a welcomed addition to the MEMBERS Financial Services team,” added SAFE Federal Credit Union President and CEO Michael Baker. “Her expertise will be a valuable asset to our members seeking guidance with their investments and financial planning.”

Kim Saunders

Saunders is now available to meet with SAFE Federal Credit Union members to discuss their investment needs and goals related to retirement planning, college savings plans, and wealth management, among others. For more information about MEMBERS Financial Services, visit SAFE Federal Credit Union’s website.

About SAFE Federal Credit Union

SAFE Federal Credit Union, founded in 1955, is one of the largest financial institutions based in South Carolina with over $1.7 billion in assets, 135,000+ members, and 18 branches. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Sumter, Lee, Kershaw, Clarendon, Florence and parts of Richland and Lexington counties. Membership is also open to employees of more than 400 companies located throughout the Midlands and relatives of those eligible to join. Connect with us at, on or @SAFEFCU.

About LPL Financial

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader in the markets we serve, * supporting nearly 20,000 financial advisors, and approximately 800 institution-based investment programs and 500 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

*Top RIA custodian (Cerulli Associates, 2020 U.S. RIA Marketplace report); No 1. Independent Broker-Dealer in the U.S. (Based on total revenues, Financial planning magazine June 1996-2021); No. 1 provider of third-party brokerage services to banks and credit unions (2020-2021 Kehrer Bielan Research & Consulting Annual TPM Report); Fortune 500 as of June 2021. LPL and its affiliated companies provide financial services only from the United States.

Kim Saunders is a financial advisor with, and securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker-dealer (member FIN RA/SI PC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. SAFE Federal Credit Union and MEMBERS Financial Services are not registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using MEMBERS Financial Services, and may also be employees of SAFE Federal Credit Union. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of SAFE Federal Credit Union or MEMBERS Financial Services. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:

SAFE Federal Credit Union (“Financial Institution”) provides referrals to financial professionals of LPL Financial LLC (“LPL”) pursuant to an agreement that allows LPL to pay the Financial Institution for these referrals. This creates an incentive for the Financial Institution to make these referrals, resulting in a conflict of interest. The Financial Institution is not a current client of LPL for advisory services.

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