About H.D. Vest Since its inception in 1983, H.D. Vest Financial Services supports an independent network of tax and non-tax professionals who provide comprehensive financial planning solutions, including securities, insurance, money management services and banking solutions. Approximately 4,500 independent contractors manage over $35 billion in assets for some 1.8 million individuals, families and small businesses in all 50 states. Click here to learn more about H.D. Vest Financial Services.