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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Menifee, California
Last Updated - 10-May-2022

Menifee has 11 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 5 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Menifee , California have an average of 17 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Menifee , California mentioned below do 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 Menifee , California .

Qualified Financial Advisors in Menifee, California
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
John Borger
CFP®
ROYAL AMERICAN FINANCIAL ADVISORS, LLC
27192 Newport Rd., Suite 4,
Menifee, CA 92584
26 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Simon Reeves
TIDEROCK FINANCIAL
9900 Research Drive,
Irvine, CA 92618
25 Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Based
James Peters
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
CENTAURUS FINANCIAL
18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Irvine, CA 92612
21 20,000,000 25,000 Fee-Based
Michael Jensen
CFP®
FALCON WEALTH PLANNING, INC.
2030 Main St,
Irvine, CA 92614
10 $75,000,000 $250,000 Fee-Only
Chris Baum
CFA®
COASTAL CAPITAL ADVISORS
16 Tidewater,
Irvine, CA 92614
10 Not Specified $250,000 Fee-Only
Corey Fast
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
2400 E. Katella Ave.,
Anaheim, CA 92806
14 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Lance Blount
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
600 Anton Blvd,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
19 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Benjamin Bowen
CFP®, Certificate in Blockchain and Digital Assets
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
3570 Carmel Mountain Road,
San Diego, CA 92130
20 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Pure Financial Advisors, LLC
CFP®, AIF®
PURE FINANCIAL ADVISORS, LLC
3131 Camino del Rio N, Suite 1550,
San Diego, CA 92108
Not Disclosed $4.08M Not Specified Fee-Only
Michael Harris
CFP®, CFA®
TRIVANT CUSTOM PORTFOLIO GROUP, LLC
600 West Broadway, Suite 225,
San Diego, CA 92101
Not Disclosed Not Specified $200,000 Fee-Only
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL ADVISORS CORPORATION
---,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
11 $15,000,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Menifee

Qualifications CRD# 2310995
FirmCRD# 111192
Series 7, 24, 63, 65

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


Office Location 27192 Newport Rd., Suite 4,
Menifee,
CA
92584
Phone Number 951-679-2065

John believes that security comes from keeping his clients informed. In addition to reducing risk and optimizing performance, John has made his lifelong goal to help his clients prevent costly financial mistakes. John believes selecting quality investments and preventing unnecessary risks & losses is the mark of a good advisor. John and the other founders of Royal American want the focus to be on the client. They believe that if the focus is on the client by providing the best possible financial products and service available, the bottom line will take care of itself. John has chosen to work with a limited number of select clients to accomplish his goal of excellent service for his clients and to spend more quality family time with Cara, Tyler and Trevor. Royal American Financial Advisors is a fee only fiduciary advisor. In keeping your best interests in mind, we will not accept any commissions, fees, or incentives from any third parties or financial institutions. We have made a commitment to only accept compensation directly from our clients. By making this commitment to not accept compensation from third parties, we eliminate potential conflicts, so you can have confidence we are making decisions in your best interest.

About Royal American Financial Advisors, LLC

Royal American Financial Advisors is a fee only fiduciary advisor. In keeping your best interests in mind, we will not accept any commissions, fees, or incentives from any third parties or financial institutions. We have made a commitment to only accept compensation directly from our clients. By making this commitment to not accept compensation from third parties, we eliminate potential conflicts, so you can have confidence we are making decisions in your best interest.

Advisory Services Provided:

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


Qualifications CRD# 2835991
FirmCRD# 155622
Series 65

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


Office Location 9900 Research Drive,
Irvine,
CA
92618
Phone Number 877-433-3665

Simon brings 20 years of investment experience to his role as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TideRock Financial. 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 TideRock Financial

TideRock Financial is an independent investment firm providing comprehensive wealth management services to high-net-worth individuals and families, as well as investment management for qualified company 401(k) plans.
Our mission is to give our clients the kind of financial peace of mind that can only come with a strong long-term plan and a trusted advisor. We help our clients find ways to minimize the time they spend on financial and tax matters so they can focus on the things that matter most in their lives.
TideRock Financial is differentiated from other investment advisory firms in its fee-based approach that puts its clients' interests in the forefront of every investment decision. We act as your fiduciary, which means we do not receive any incentives to invest in one financial product or fund over another. Our investment strategy is founded on more than 20 years of trading and investment experience. By accessing institutional-level funds and alternative investment vehicles that are not available to the general public, TideRock Financial creates highly-customized portfolios that are designed to minimize risk and maximize cash flow.

Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


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

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


Office Location 18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Suite 200,
Irvine,
CA
92612
Phone Number 949-631-3840

About 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# 5848722
FirmCRD# 174092
Series 7, 66

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


Office Location 2030 Main St,
13th Floor,
Irvine,
CA
92614
Phone Number 855-963-2526

Michael Jensen has been helping individuals and families meet their financial goals for 10 years. He is the Managing Director of Falcon Wealth Planning where he works directly with clients and leads the team in Falcon's Irvine offices. Michael aligns his clients' life and wealth by helping them navigate all critical financial events to make informed financial decisions to live the life they want. As a CFP®, he aims to take the mystery out of retirement by answering questions with a direct, personalized approach. Prior to joining Falcon Wealth Planning, Michael served as a Wealth Advisor for a national financial planning firm. He began working as an advisor for Merrill Lynch after graduating from the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business. Michael takes on pro bono financial planning engagements aimed to help people who are behind on retirement savings or burdened by debt to improve their quality of life and put them on a path towards financial independence. Outside of work he is an avid sports fan, enjoys playing golf and spending time with friends and family. Michael lives in Laguna Niguel, California with his wife Brooke and goldendoodle Kaia.

About Falcon Wealth Planning, Inc.

Raise Your Expectations Falcon Wealth Planning specializes in providing objective financial planning to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Falcon Wealth is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Firm and are CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professionals who help clients across the country. ABOUT FALCON WEALTH Most people do not know what to do with their money. They don't want to make risky decisions, pay high fees, or invest in products that are not tax beneficial. The financial planning industry doesn't make it easy. It is fraught with distrust and far too often clients are sold products and services by brokers trying to land a sale. Falcon Wealth Planning is different. WE DON'T TRY TO SELL YOU ANYTHING OR CHARGE HIDDEN FEES. TRUST. TRANSPARENCY. These values are integral to providing comprehensive services to help you achieve your goals. They are values we live by here at Falcon Wealth Planning. With more than 30 years of experience, we dedicate our services to prepare creative solutions tailored specifically to you.

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


Qualifications CRD# 6146336
FirmCRD# 307224
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only


Office Location 16 Tidewater,
Irvine,
CA
92614
Phone Number 949-439-4050

Chris is a native of Orange County and worked for a large investment advisor for the first part of his career. While there, he passed the Series 65 exam, achieved his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification, became a portfolio manager, and helped manage roughly $3 billion in client assets across approximately 3,000 clients. Ultimately, Chris saw an opportunity to leave and start Coastal Capital Advisors. His favorite parts of the job are the client relationships and helping them invest smart and make sounds financial decisions to live a full life. Chris is a proud Wildcat as a graduate from the University of Arizona. He currently lives in Irvine, California with his wife Emily, daughter Ellie, and dog Dixie. When he's not researching companies and helping clients, you can find Chris hanging out with his friends and family, going to the beach, and playing basketball.

About Coastal Capital Advisors

We launched Coastal Capital Advisors to help our clients invest with confidence, reduce taxes, and enjoy life. We work with investors like you to streamline your financial life and build towards your future. We believe that investing now with the right plan in place will lead you to reach your financial goals, whether that's taking a year off work to travel the world or an earlier retirement. Together, we will work alongside you to get you on a path towards financial success.

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, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services


Qualifications CRD# 4866465
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 2400 E. Katella Ave.,
Suite 410,
Anaheim,
CA
92806
Phone Number 714-841-0982

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2015. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2005. Successfully completed the Series 6, 7, 63, 65 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification(s). Bachelor of Science in Technology, Bowling Green State University.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 4625718
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 600 Anton Blvd,
Suite 1750,
Costa Mesa,
CA
92626
Phone Number 657-212-3060

With a lifelong curiosity about financial markets and a love of people, being a financial planner has been the perfect calling for me. I get satisfaction from helping my clients achieve their life dreams and create financial security. In my free time, I'm constantly on the go, spending time with family, exploring the outdoors, enjoying live music and cooking.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 5847634
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3570 Carmel Mountain Road,
Suite 450,
San Diego,
CA
92130
Phone Number 858-345-4254

In my career to this point, I have worked with thousands of families to help them create plans designed to simplify and improve their financial lives. In my time away from work, I love to travel and spend time at the beach with my wife and son.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications FirmCRD# 144316

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


Office Location 3131 Camino del Rio N, Suite 1550,
San Diego,
CA
92108
Phone Number 619-814-4100

About 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 $4.08 billion in client assets under management (as of February 22, 2022) and is currently helping over 3,400 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


Qualifications CRD# 4699319
FirmCRD# 129803
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 600 West Broadway, Suite 225,
San Diego,
CA
92101
Phone Number 619-286-3930

Michael has over two decades of experience in investment management. Prior to joining TriVant, Michael worked as a trader, research analyst and portfolio manager at two Southern California-based high net worth investment firms. Michael has been a San Diego resident for his entire life. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his MBA from San Diego State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Diego. He also has a CFP certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Michael lives in La Mesa with his wife, Cindi, and has two grown children who live in Southern California as well. Michael is very active in the San Diego community. He is currently serving on the Home of Guiding Hands Board of Directors as the Treasurer. He previously served on the board of directors for Sports 4 Exceptional Athletes and as a governing board member for Helix Charter High School.

About TriVant Custom Portfolio Group, LLC

We are long-term investors that have a record of providing a good return and good service to our clients. We are transparent in how we serve our clients. We make understandable investments in publicly- traded assets. We never tie your money up in illiquid assets, annuities or private equity. You always have access to your money when you need it. Our clients have security in knowing their assets are held at Charles Schwab where they can review their accounts at any time. Our statements clearly show your investments, their values and your performance. By operating transparently, we give our clients peace-of-mind showing them that we invest in a straight-forward manner and that we are advising in their best interest.

Advisory Services Provided:

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


Qualifications FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location ---,
Los Angeles,
CA
90012
Phone Number 650-556-1310

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Jeremy Taylor
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29826 Haun Rd, Ste 206, Menifee, CA  92586 951-679-2222
Ivette Taylor
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29826 Haun Rd, Ste 206, Menifee, CA  92586 951-679-2222
Gillian Giorgio
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28949 Biarritz Ct, Suite 201a, Menifee, CA  92584 800-684-7741
Edward Jones
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29737 New Hub Dr, Suite 202, Menifee, CA  92586 951-679-5869
Edward Jones
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29737 New Hub Dr, Suite 202, Menifee, CA  92586 951-679-5869
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