Based in Irving, Texas, since its inception in 1983, H.D. Vest Financial Services supports an independent network of tax and non-tax professionals who distribute comprehensive financial planning solutions, including securities, insurance, money management services and Wells Fargo banking products. Approximately 5,400 independent contractors manage over $25 billion in assets for some 1.8 million individuals, families and small businesses in all 50 states. H.D. Vest became a non-bank subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company in July 2001.