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Best Interest Relationship Summary

June 1, 2020

Great Nation Investment Corporation (GNIC) is a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It is important for you to understand that services and fees differ from broker to broker and you may need information about those differences. GNIC is also a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) which is one of the bodies that regulates the broker-dealer industry. If you would like to know about a broker-dealer there are free and simple tools available to research firms and financial professionals at, which also provides educational information about broker-dealers and investing.
What investment services and advice can you provide me?
GNIC only offers brokerage services to retail investors in these investments: proprietary First Mortgage Church Bonds that are underwritten by GNIC, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and Private Placement securities. Based upon your suitability for a particular investment, our financial professionals will make recommendations to purchase one or more of the listed products. GNIC does not have special requirements for you to become a client and does not require a minimum account size. GNIC does not provide monitoring services for your investments. It is your ultimate decision regarding the purchase or sale of investments. GNIC does not accept discretionary accounts that allow the financial professional to make investment decisions for you.
Questions you may want to ask:
     Given my financial situation, should I choose a brokerage service?
     Why or why not?
     How will you choose investments to recommend to me?
     What is your relevant experience, including your licenses, education and other qualifications?
     What do these qualifications mean?
What fees will I pay?
Help me understand how fees and costs might affect my investments. If I give you $10,000 to invest, how much will go to fees and costs, and how much will be invested for me?
GNIC does not charge a fee to open or maintain an account. There are costs involved in the type of investment selected. Investments such as mutual funds, annuities and REITs have costs that may be charged up front, costs of operation or costs to liquidate your investment. You will pay costs whether they make or lose money on an investment. Costs will reduce any amount of money you make over time.
Questions you may want to ask:
     What are your legal obligations to me when providing recommendations?
     How else does your firm make money and what conflicts of interest do you have?
     How might your conflicts of interest affect me and how will you address them?
When we make a recommendation, we have to act in your best interest and not put our interest ahead of yours. At the same time, the way we make money creates some conflicts with your interests. You should understand and ask us about the conflicts because they can affect the recommendations we provide you. Here are some examples to help you understand what this means: When you purchase a mutual fund you will pay an up-front fee which may be more or less depending on if want to pay a larger fee and smaller fees going forward or a lesser fee up-front and more fees going forward. Each decision could affect the long term return on your investment. When you purchase GNIC’s proprietary underwritten First Mortgage Church Bonds there are no fees or charges to purchase. If in the future you decide to sell the bond, GNIC charges a commission to find a buyer for the bond which is subject to the current interest rates at the time of sale. There is no assurance a buyer can be found. When sold the commission charged will affect your profit or loss on your investment.
How do your financial professionals make money?
Our financial professionals are compensated from commissions on product sales and trailer commissions on certain products.
Does GNIC or your agents have legal or disciplinary history?
Yes. You may visit for a free and simple search tool for GNIC or your financial professional.
GNIC has a web site at where you can find additional information about us and our services. You may call us at 800-642-4642.
Additional questions to ask:
     Who is my primary contact person? Are they representatives of GNIC.
     Who can I talk to if I have concerns about my financial professional or a complaint?