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There are hundreds of financial professionals in your area. However, choosing the right advisor that understands your financial situation and meets your needs may be quite daunting. WiserAdvisor has a network of vetted financial advisors and advisory firms and has listed them below. You can find the details of each advisor, such as their qualifications, service offerings, etc., that you could use while searching for the financial advisor that best suits your financial and investment goals.

We have been in business for the last 2 decades and constantly update and maintain a highly trusted directory of vetted fiduciary advisors that meet rigorous standards.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Irvine, California

Last Updated - November 28, 2023

Irvine has 13 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from and 185 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Irvine, California have an average of 24 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Irvine, California mentioned below does not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Irvine, California.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Irvine, California

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
James Peters
18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Suite 200,
Irvine, CA 92612
21 Years $20,000,000 $25,000 Fee-Based
Simon Reeves
9900 Research Drive,
Irvine, CA 92618
25 Years $9,500,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Based
Marianne Ehlers
17400 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite 125,
Irvine, CA 92618
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified
Mike Mess
4100 Newport Place Dr.,
Ste 255,
Newport Beach, CA 92660
16 Years $100,000,000 $1,000,000 Fee-Only
Jerry Slusiewicz
30131 Town Center Drive, Suite 105,
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
31 Years Not Specified $100,000 Not Specified
Betty Azmoon
135 S. Chaparral Ct., Suite 110,
Anaheim, CA 92808
29 Years $35,000,000 $250,000 Not Specified
Matthew Pixa
3020 Old Ranch Parkway,
Suite 300,
Seal Beach, CA 90740
22 Years $100,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Only
Thomas Sandkamp
413 E. Foothill Blvd Suite 100,
San Dimas, CA 91773
Not Disclosed $108,000,000 $250,000 Fee-Based
Michael Macauley
2121 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600,
Los Angeles, CA 90067
22 Years $250,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Based
Michael Cannone
2049 Century Park East,
Suite 2500,
Los Angeles, CA 90067
22 Years Not Specified $3,000,000 Fee-Only
Dash Investments
21600 Oxnard Street Ste 1755,
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Not Disclosed $370,000,000 Not Specified Fee-Only
R.J. Kelly
4540 Kearny Villa Road,
Suite 114,
San Diego, CA 92123
35 Years $75,000,000 $1,000,000 Fee-Based
Pure Financial Advisors, LLC
3131 Camino del Rio N,
Suite 1550,
San Diego, CA 92108
Not Disclosed $4,600,000 Not Specified Fee-Only

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Qualifications CRD# 2665577
Firm CRD# 30833
Series 6, 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Suite 200,
Phone Number 949-631-3840

About Centaurus Financial

Centaurus Financial

We help our clients accomplish their financial goals. We customize our clients investments and financial plans to to help them meet their individual needs. The real benefit of using our firm is that our clients feel their financial dreams will be accomplished and that we are there to provide service as their needs change.

Qualifications CRD# 2835991
Firm CRD# 295178
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 9900 Research Drive,
Phone Number 877-433-3665

Simon brings 23 years of investment experience to his role as fiduciary and partner at Pasadena Private Wealth. He specializes in advising wealthy families and high-net worth individuals to help them achieve their long-term investment goals, including estate and heritage planning. As a former Wall Street trader, Simon utilizes his unique investment insight to create globally diversified, tax-efficient portfolios based on solid academic research and an in-depth analysis of economic, political, and social developments around the world. His clients include current and former professionals at the top of their respective fields, including CEOs, entrepreneurs, hedge fund managers, and attorneys. Simon currently serves on the Board of Directors of Saddleback Memorial Foundation. As a member of the Board's Investment Committee, he helps one of Orange County's leading non-profit hospital systems to invest its substantial portfolio and further its mission. Prior to becoming an independent wealth manager, Simon was the Founder and President of his own options trading company on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in New York. There he generated significant profits utilizing risk-averse trading strategies, eventually expanding his company to include traders on the floors of the American Stock Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Born and raised in New York City, Simon holds a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan with an emphasis on global economics.

About Pasadena Private Wealth

Pasadena Private Wealth

Pasadena Private Wealth provides a variety of standalone financial planning and consulting services to clients for the management of financial resources based upon an analysis of current situation, goals, and objectives. Financial planning services will typically involve preparing a financial plan or rendering a financial consultation for clients based on the client's financial goals and objectives. This planning or consulting may encompass Investment Planning, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Charitable Planning, Education Planning, Corporate and Personal Tax Planning, Cost Segregation Study, Corporate Structure, Real Estate Analysis, Mortgage/Debt Analysis, Insurance Analysis, Lines of Credit Evaluation, or Business and Personal Financial Planning. Written financial plans or financial consultations rendered to clients usually include general recommendations for a course of activity or specific actions to be taken by the clients. Implementation of the recommendations will be at the discretion of the client. Our firm provides clients with a summary of their financial situation, and observations for financial planning engagements. Financial consultations are not typically accompanied by a written summary of observations and recommendations, as the process is less formal than the planning service. We're a different kind of investment advisory firm. That's because we offer much more than investment management: we are a true one-stop shop for personal and business financial advice, delivered seamlessly through one voice. With over 110 years of combined financial services experience, our bench is deep and our skills range from banking and real estate to portfolio management and corporate retirement plan design. This enables us to be highly responsive and propose solutions that take into account your entire financial picture, however complex and intermingled your various assets and income streams are. Because we have witnessed firsthand the inefficiencies of a compartmentalized approach, PPW has purposely tried to eliminate the service layers and the product barriers that are so often present in larger institutions. Our versatile advisers are trained and equipped to answer a variety of financial questions without always needing to consult a product specialist from another division. This allows us to be product-agnostic, and makes our professional staff more responsive and more accountable to our clients on all fronts. Our core belief is that by having all of these skills and services under one roof, we can be better stewards of your family's wealth.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts

Qualifications CRD# 6667049
Firm CRD# 3978
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Office Location 17400 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite 125,
Phone Number 949-444-8103

"I'm committed to thoroughly understanding your situation and customizing a comprehensive financial plan to achieve your goals". Marianne Ehlers is an Investment Advisor Representative with Lincoln Financial Advisors. She enjoys helping individuals and business owners with a holistic approach with the goal of achieving financial independence. She keeps up to date with the latest trends and development in the financial industry by attending seminars and workshops regularly. Marianne has over 10 years in the financial industry helping clients grow, protect, and distribute their wealth. Marianne believes that financial planning is not only about numbers, but also about people. She enjoys building long-term relationships with her clients and understanding their unique needs and goals. She provides them with comprehensive and personalized advice on topics such as budgeting, cash flow, retirement, tax planning strategies, insurance, and estate planning strategies. Marianne attended Arizona State University and has a B.S. degree in Health Administration. Marianne is a member of Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)* and International Exit Planning Association (IEPA). She is also a Business Intelligent Institute Partner which is a Lincoln Financial Advisors initiative focusing on business succession strategies. Marianne is an Orange County native, and lives in San Clemente with her son Carter. Her favorite activities outside of her career are golfing, traveling out of the country, and most recently learning to sail. She is currently pursuing her ASA 101 sailing certification. *The Million Dollar Round Table membership is independently produced by The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®. Members must meet a certain level of premium, commission or income during the year and must also adhere to strict ethical standards.  Marianne applied for membership and paid a fee to be a member.

About Oakwood Wealth Partners

Oakwood Wealth Partners

At the core of our firm are people who care about our clients. The partnerships we've built with our clients were forged through our team's commitment to service. We follow Lincoln Financial Advisors' philosophy to Serve First, Last, and Always℠. If we can be of service to you, or someone you know, feel free to reach out. We'd be happy to help in any way
we can.

Qualifications CRD# 5332104
Firm CRD# 304272
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 4100 Newport Place Dr.,
Ste 255,
Newport Beach,
Phone Number 949-345-1954

Mike's mission is to support and advise his clients on reaching their financial goals. Mike generally works with clients who are corporate executives, small business owners, or are transitioning through a life event (retirement, divorce, inheritance, etc.). From spedning over a decade at a large global bank to founding Veracity Capital, Mike is keenly aware of the risks, rewards, and complexities that his clients face. Mike sees the client and advisor relationship similar to a partnership, where communication, transparency, and preparation are crucial to success. He believes that no two clients have the same financial goals, so no two clients should have the same plan. Because of this, Mike works with a lower number of clients and selectively focuses on those that can benefit from his skill set. As a founding partner of Veracity Capital, Mike also enjoys developing other advisors in the firm and helping them grow. Mike also serves the finance function as CFO of Veracity Capital. Prior to Veracity Capital, Mike spent 11 years working at Goldman Sachs, in the AYCO division where he advised his clients. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from California State University, Northridge, and an MBA from Chapman University. Outside the office, Mike, his wife Keegan, and two sons, Macklyn and Hendrix, can be found outdoors, playing sports, and traveling.

About Veracity Capital, LLC

Veracity Capital, LLC

Veracity Capital is a wealth management firm that provides customized investment solutions and comprehensive financial planning to business owners, equity-based compensation employees, and individuals transitioning to retirement. Veracity's proprietary financial planning process drives investment decisions aimed to achieve client specific goals. Veracity's depth and breadth of experience allow them to maintain and grow financial and psychological wealth responsibly, focusing on maximizing value and minimizing taxes.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications CRD# 1739938
Series 7, 63, 65

Office Location 30131 Town Center Drive, Suite 105,
Laguna Niguel,
Phone Number 949-219-0692

Jerry Slusiewicz is a veteran in the industry, with more than 31 years of professional investment experience. He has worked with both individuals and institutions to manage money for safety, growth, and income. His extensive experience throughout various stock and bond market cycles enables him to offer a unique blend of professional investment counsel. His personal service includes frequent contact through his weekly email newsletters and radio programs. This allows clients and prospects an opportunity to understand Jerry's philosophy and current perspective on market conditions. Jerry began his professional career as an advisor in 1987. He worked with various Wall Street firms before establishing Pacific Financial Planners, LLC. in 2004. This independent channel allows Jerry more flexibility to create a "client first" approach to portfolio management. Jerry has had his own radio show "Your Money Talks" for 16 years where listeners ask on-air questions about their investment needs. He also discusses life issues including: retirement, estate planning, portfolio management, life insurance, annuities, and long-term care. Jerry can also be seen as a regular guest on the TV show Politics & Profits with Rick Amato. Very active in his community, Jerry also served as The Mayor and a Council Member of the City of Laguna Niguel. Jerry has been a contributing writer to such prestigious websites such as The Street, Seeking Alpha, Minyanville and investment professionals seek him out for advice - now you should too.

About Pacific Financial Planners

Pacific Financial Planners

Our primary service is to meet your needs through professional money management. We use stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETF's to create growth and income portfolios. We utilize laddered bond strategies, using taxable or tax free instruments for our income clients. PFP works solely to identify your objectives and creates prudent investment plans to achieve your financial goals. We also offer retirement plan solutions including the use of annuities, life insurance and long-term care. Creating the Income, Growth and Safety you desire through: Portfolio Management & Capital Preservation Cost and Risk Control Establishing Long-Term Relationships Integrity - Service - Financial Solutions

Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management, Money Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals

Qualifications CRD# 2257224
Firm CRD# 6413

Office Location 135 S. Chaparral Ct., Suite 110,
Phone Number 714-912-4764

Betty Azmoon's foremost goal is helping her clients make confident financial decisions. She is an experienced financial planning and wealth management advisor who believes that the more informed a person is, the better decisions they are able to make.
She works with individuals & Families planning for retirement or going into retirement, emerging from a divorce, or recently widowed. Betty's goal is to make them feel understood, empowered, and confident in their financial future.
The cornerstone of Betty's process is asking good questions. With 29 years of experience, Betty is a seasoned professional who knows just what to investigate so that her clients can achieve their goals. Then she provides clear, easily understood explanations of the options available them.
Betty Azmoon is the owner of Griffin Financial, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm. She has decades if experience working in financial services, retirement & Investment planning, lending, and credit management. She makes it a mission to constantly stay current on all continuing education requirements.
In her spare time, Betty enjoys spending time with her husband Ali, and enjoying all that life has to offer with her many friends and family, as well as with her two kitties, Leyla & Booboo!

About Griffin Financial, LLC

Griffin Financial, LLC

At Griffin Financial we believe that working towards your long-term financial objectives depends on having the appropriate plan - one that fits your unique circumstances and grows with you. As trained and licensed professionals, we are able to draw on 28 years of financial planning experience to develop a roadmap to help you pursue your goals - whether they involve building wealth through investing, planning for a comfortable retirement, or protecting your estate.
Be Confident in your Financial Decisions!
Financial decisions can be complex and feel daunting, especially if you've never felt in charge of your finances before. We'll get the complexity sorted, lay it out clearly, and make it easier to understand so you can make a better, most informed decision for your future.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Risk Management, Estate Planning & Trusts

Qualifications CRD# 2484827
Firm CRD# 153188
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only

Office Location 3020 Old Ranch Parkway,
Suite 300,
Seal Beach,
Phone Number 562-799-5595

Matthew V. Pixa is the President and founder of My Portfolio Guide, LLC. Matt Pixa grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and at a very young age learned from a World War II Veteran father who grew up in the Great Depression that money and resources are to be managed prudently. Matt's curiosity and passion for investing was further sparked during the stock market crash of 1987. Being a new investor without any guidance and coupled with the dramatic events of that period, an interest and passion for becoming a student of the markets was born. Matt studied Economics and earned a Bachelor's degree while also competing as a student-athlete for California State University Long Beach. After advancing his career for 12 years he decided to return to graduate school and further his business and finance education by earning an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Matt Pixa lives in Seal Beach, CA with his wife Cecilia, daughter Isabel, and son Lance. As a family the Pixas are involved in several Orange County charities, through their church at Saint Joseph, and with several non-profits such as Care for the Poor and Taller San Jose. Matt enjoys coaching youth sports for his children's teams and also competes in Ironman triathlons as a way to stay fit, disciplined, and blow off any left over energy.

About My Portfolio Guide

My Portfolio Guide

Every financial advisor should differentiate itself from the competition but how many truly do? As mentioned on our Welcome page, My Portfolio Guide promises to improve your current portfolio and how it's being managed. Any prudent consumer should shop around and we actually encourage you to do so. What you'll find is that no other financial services firm can beat the combination of our ethics, portfolio discipline, and fee structure. If you find one, tell us! Along with this promise to you, here is what sets us apart: NO HIDDEN COMMISSIONS OR FEES (FEE-ONLY COMPENSATION) A FIDUCIARY OBLIGATION PUTTING THE CLIENTS INTERESTS FIRST (ask your current advisor to provide this in writing... we will!) INDEPENDENCE FROM ANY WALL STREET FIRM, INSURANCE, OR INVESTMENT COMPANY FULL DISCLOSURE ENSURING ZERO CONFLICT OF INTEREST LOWEST FEE SCHEDULE FOR CUSTOMIZED INVESTMENT GUIDANCE ONE POINT OF CONTACT YET SUPPORTED BY A WORLD CLASS INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE TEAM ACCESS AND DELIVERY OF UNBIASED RESEARCH COUPLED WITH A CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM A WRITTEN AND PERSONALIZED INVESTMENT POLICY STATEMENT FOR EACH CLIENT PERSONALIZED PORTFOLIO MODELS ENGINEERED AROUND YOUR RISK TOLERANCE AND GOALS INVESTMENT AND RISK MANAGEMENT DECISIONS DRIVEN BY STRATEGIC AND TACTICAL ASSET ALLOCATION CUSTOMIZED INVESTMENT GUIDANCE; NO PASSIVE? BUY AND FORGET? OR BOILERPLATE SOLUTIONS PERIODIC INVESTOR EDUCATION SERIES FOR EXTENDED FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND COLLEAGUES ULTRA RESPONSIVE, SEAMLESS, ONE-STOP WORLD CLASS SERVICE So... Why My Portfolio Guide? Ask yourself if your current advisor addresses and meets ALL of the above criteria?

Qualifications Firm CRD# 6413
Series 7, 63, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Commissions, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 413 E. Foothill Blvd Suite 100,
San Dimas,
Phone Number 909-418-1866

About Homestead Wealth Management

Homestead Wealth Management

Our firm focuses in helping individuals develop sound investment strategies. We offer personalized, hands-on service. We educate our clients about financial concepts and products, and take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth. We understand the many challenges of retirement today and know the biggest concern for many is outliving their money. We focus on money management, as well as other issues that are critical to your financial well being. The LPL investment advisor representatives offer securities and advisory services through LPL Financial. A registered investment advisor. Member FINRA & SIPC. The LPL Financial registered representative(s) associated with this website may discuss and/or transact business only with residents of the states in which they are properly registered or licensed. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident of any other state.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications CRD# 5714328
Firm CRD# 108163
Series 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets

Office Location 2121 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600,
Los Angeles,
Phone Number 310-712-2365

Michael Macauley, MBA, CFA®, CFP® is a Financial Advisor with the Century City office of SEIA. His practice areas include wealth management, retirement and estate planning. He also has extensive experience with life insurance and long term care planning. Michael has been in the investment management business since 2001, working with both institutional pension plan sponsors, family office investors and with individual clients and their families. Prior to SEIA, Michael worked with Wilshire Associates, a Santa Monica based investment consulting firm. He also worked with Julius Baer Investment Management, and with the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He is a member in good standing of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute. Michael is an active member of ProVisors, a Trusted Advisor organization, and Vistage International, a CEO and business leadership peer group. He is also a past member of Toastmasters International, a competitive public speaking organization. Michael was raised in Nigeria and in Czechoslovakia. Currently, he is a resident of El Segundo, California along with his wife and their two sons. Michael received his MA in International Business from the University of Economics in Slovakia. He also received his MBA with an emphasis in Finance & Entrepreneurship from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner (CFP). Michael also received the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter from the CFA institute in 2006. He is also a licensed insurance agent (CA Ins. License #0G73288).

About Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA)

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA)

Our firm is a Registered Investment Advisor, established 1995. SEIA - Signature Estate & Investment Advisors: we are an independent firm based in Los Angeles, with about 175 people. We work as Fiduciaries and manage approximately $16 billion in client assets. We have offices in Century City, Pasadena, Redondo Beach, Newport Beach, Houston and in Virginia.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications CRD# 4857126
Firm CRD# 158857
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets

Office Location 2049 Century Park East,
Suite 2500,
Los Angeles,
Phone Number 310-556-2502

Michael was born in Santa Monica and raised outside Philadelphia. At Georgetown, he double-majored in finance and small business management. Somehow, he found time to play varsity baseball, too. After college he worked for Vanguard, improving their mutual fund accounting programs. Then he moved to California, joined Alliance Bernstein, and participated in one of the industry's most esteemed advisor training programs.
After earning his MBA at UCLA, Michael joined Westmount in 2011, attracted by a culture of people "humble and intellectually curious, yet courageous enough to blaze a new independent trail in our industry." He credits his grandfather, who emigrated from Italy as a young man and opened a shoemaking business in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for inspiring many of the personal financial principles he still operates by today.

About Westmount Asset Management

Westmount Asset Management

Established in 1990, Westmount Asset Management is a fee-only investment advisory firm blending institutional portfolio management strategies with a wide range of consulting and planning services. Our diversified investment approach manages risk while seeking superior returns across global financial markets. Our clients include high net-worth individuals, pension plans, foundations and endowments. Westmount has repeatedly been named by one of the top wealth advisors in the country by Barron's and Financial Times magazine.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management

Qualifications Firm CRD# 135281

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only

Office Location 21600 Oxnard Street Ste 1755,
Woodland Hills,
Phone Number 818-309-4065

About Dash Investments

Dash Investments

The Retirement Planning Experts for Over 20 Years. Dash Investments offers Comprehensive Financial Planning, Retirement Planning, and Investment Management services. Dash is a fee-only Independent Fiduciary Investment firm recently featured by "Money Magazine" as one of the top advisors in the country and has also been featured in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and numerous other publications. Client portfolios are personally overseen by our Executive Investment Committee, a team with over 50 years of combined experience. Heading the committee is Founder & Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Dash. Mr. Dash graduated from the University of Southern California in Finance and has also completed numerous Executive Programs at both Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School covering Corporate Restructuring, Financial Analysis, and Valuation. Our Philosophy is that each client deserves individual attention and proactive service. We want to be a partner in your success. Now also welcoming investors to our newest location at 4849 Greenville Avenue Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75206. Read articles by Jonathan Dash

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Estate Planning & Trusts

Qualifications CRD# 1080259
Firm CRD# 145705
Series 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Commissions, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 4540 Kearny Villa Road,
Suite 114,
San Diego,
Phone Number 858-569-0633

R. J. Kelly is Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Wealth Legacy Group®, Inc. Located in San Diego, CA, WLG has clients in nineteen states and growing. Creator of the proprietary Critical Actions Roadmap, R. J. and the WLG team develop comprehensive plans that maximize investment and asset growth, reduce taxes, mitigate risk, create clarity in family legacy & issues of philanthropy, and facilitate business succession and exit strategies.
He has been repeatedly called upon as an expert witness and is skilled in handling delicate interpersonal matters and facilitating family communication.
R. J. is a frequent speaker and author. The San Diego Union Tribune, L.A. Times, Yahoo Finance, San Diego Magazine have run feature articles on R. J. or published articles by him, to name just a few.
Speaking audiences are many and include: Vistage International Conference and numerous local chapters; Strazzeri/Mancini Gathering; main platform speaker for various national conferences including: Advisors in Philanthropy, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Million Dollar Round Table, NAIFA, and many others. Additionally, R. J. was featured on the PBS series - The Financial Advisors. Read More: https://wealthlegacygroup.com/team/r-j-kelly-financial-advisor-san-diego/ Professional Credentials Explained: https://wealthlegacygroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Professional-Credentials-rev-06-01-2021.pdf

About Wealth Legacy Group, Inc.

Wealth Legacy Group, Inc.

Our Vision We believe that successful business owners, executives and professionals want and need a comprehensive planning process to ensure the eventual transition and legacy of their business and/or their wealth. Unfortunately, most individuals are too busy running their hectic day-to-day lives and don't take the time to put an integrated and comprehensive plan in place. Our vision is to provide a roadmap to ensure that wealth (which includes: financial, relational, mental, emotional, physical, family, and spiritual wealth) is protected through all stages of the financial life cycle. We bring a unique perspective forged over decades of experience as a multi-disciplinary group. Using our proprietary process built upon trust and clear communication, our perspective encompasses: Asset & risk management - Estate & business transition planning - Retirement & wealth management - Family & employee relationships - Philanthropic & legacy goals Mission Statement We provide a unique and multi-disciplinary planning experience to exceptional entrepreneurs, professionals, executives, and their families using a comprehensive team approach. Value Statement We are committed to being the nation's premier organization for assisting clients in successfully navigating significant business, life, and legacy issues, while creating long-standing and mutually profitable relationships. Our Values Are To ... Provide a warm and welcoming professional experience - Treat our clients, staff and strategic partners with integrity and respect - Develop lasting relationships to help our clients reach their long-term goals - Apply our expert skills, knowledge, and creativity to develop unique and comprehensive solutions - Encourage our clients to make wise philanthropic decisions - Respect our clients privacy by safeguarding personal information - Encourage feedback and initiate positive change - Serve our greater community by engaging in meaningful non-profit activities - Enjoy our team, clients and work environment and have fun in the process! Visit us at: https://wealthlegacygroup.com/

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities

Qualifications Firm CRD# 144316

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Flat Fee, Based on Assets

Office Location 3131 Camino del Rio N,
Suite 1550,
San Diego,
Phone Number 619-814-4100

About Pure Financial Advisors, LLC

Pure Financial Advisors, LLC

Pure Financial Advisors, LLC is a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor providing comprehensive retirement planning services and tax-optimized investment management. A pure business model was the vision, and Pure Financial Advisors became the reality. Doors opened for business in 2007 with no clients, negative revenue, and zero assets under management. Within just fifteen years of the firm's opening, Pure Financial surpassed $4.6 billion in client assets under management (as of March 29, 2023) and is currently helping over 4,100 clients plan for their future. The foundation of Pure's planning is rooted in decades of time-tested research. Pure Financial looks to financial science as the guiding light to form our strategies, gaining insights and inspiration from the work of Nobel laureates. As the world continues to evolve, Pure continues to learn. Pure Financial puts education at the core of everything we do. We strive to be a financial resource that people can turn to when they need a helping hand. Pure Financial collaborates with leading academics to provide education on financial strategies that work in the real world. Join us at our next educational event or talk to an advisor today to find out how we can help you reach your financial goals.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management

Customer Reviews

Top Financial Advisor Firms in Irvine, California (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
2082 Michelson Drive, 4th Floor, Irvine, CA 92612
15 29 $6,282,997,635
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
5300 California Avenue, Irvine, CA 92617
365 4612804 $6,170,671,192
Fixed fees
1920 Main Street, Suite 150, Irvine, CA 92614
114 10 $2,924,615,899
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
19200 Von Karman Avenue,, Suite 600, Irvine, CA 92612
27 802 $642,036,454
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
9259 Research Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
4 534 $320,176,527
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
5 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
6 432 $224,060,187
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
100 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 900, Irvine, CA 92618
2 210 $219,986,830
Fixed fees
9870 Research Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
6 209 $185,235,378
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
15375 Barranca Parkway, Suite G-110, Irvine, CA 92618
4 337 $160,765,375
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
560 Wald, Irvine, CA 92618
3 294 $141,848,434
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
530 Technology Drive, Ste 100, Irvine, CA 92618
3 121 $141,155,000
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
17500 Red Hill Ave, Suite 140, Irvine, CA 92614
9 462 $138,589,000
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
16510 Bake Parkway, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92618
5 552 $137,680,161
A percentage of AUM, Fixed fees
100 Pacifica, Suite 360, Irvine, CA 92618
8 380 $127,316,719
A percentage of AUM, Fixed fees
780 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA 92620
2 25 $102,520,000
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Financial advisors and financial planners in California differ in their scope of services and qualifications. A financial advisor provides a variety of services such as investment management, retirement planning, wealth management, and more, depending on the need of an individual. In contrast, a financial planner is a qualified professional who creates personalized financial plans for clients, focusing on areas including retirement, tax, and estate planning. Planners hold specific credentials (CFP, CFA, etc.), and have a fiduciary duty to act in their client's best interests. To learn more, read on about the differences between Financial advisors and financial planners.

    When choosing a financial advisor in California who specializes in socially responsible investing, be sure to ask the advisor about their approach to screening investments for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. You can also search for advisors who are members of organizations like the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) or the US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. Additionally, you may also use our free advisor match service to get matched to and compare 2 to 3 financial advisors who meet your specific requirements. To further understand a financial advisor's approach to socially responsible investing, consider using the following 6 Questions On Sustainable Investing That You Should Ask Your Financial Advisor.

    When choosing a financial advisor in California, look for some common credentials like Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), etc. These designations indicate that the advisor has undergone rigorous training and testing in the field of financial planning and is committed to upholding high ethical standards. To ensure you are making a more informed decision while picking an advisor, explore the 6 common financial advisor certifications you need to know. To further explore the various credentials an advisor can hold, read more about advisor designations.

    To ensure that a financial advisor in California prioritizes your best interests, seek out advisors who adhere to a fiduciary standard, which legally obligates them to act in your best interests and avoid conflicts of interest. When selecting an advisor, inquire about their fiduciary status and how they will consistently prioritize your interests. To make sure your best interests are being considered, learn more about the role of a fiduciary financial advisor and the support they can provide.

    A financial planner can help you choose the most suitable retirement plans based on your individual circumstances and financial goals, including a 401(k), IRA, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and cash-balance pension plans. If you wish to learn more about planning for retirement, read more about the 4 Types of Retirement Plans.

    A financial advisor in California may assist you in reducing your tax burden through various strategies, such as optimizing deductions, implementing tax-efficient investment strategies, exploring retirement account contributions, and advising on tax-advantaged savings vehicles. However, WiserAdvisor's directory may not include advisors that specialize in taxes. In the "Advisory Services Provided" section, you will be able to confirm if tax advice and tax preparation services are among the services they offer.