How We’re Different
Our Fees Are Transparent and Simple
As a fiduciary advisor, we never earn commissions, fees, or kickbacks on your investments. You will know exactly what your fees are and how well you are performing.
We Invest Your Money Based on Research
We never make investment decisions on a hunch. We instead follow our disciplined investment philosophy, which is based on a rigorous academic research study.
We Always Act as a Fiduciary Towards You
Many advisors claiming to be a “fiduciary advisor,” including CFPs, can choose to be one only part-time. We are required to be a fiduciary 100% of the time. Period.
We Go the Extra Mile With Our Financial Plans
We believe that the financial planning process should be an engaging process to help you achieve your financial and personal goals, not just a formality.
Who We Work With
Current & Future Retirees
Joseph and Nancy are less than two years from retirement and want to know how to best position themselves for success. Their big questions are, “Should we downsize our home? When should we file for Social Security? Will our funds be enough for a long retirement?”View Case Study
Mike is a business owner that employs ten individuals. He started his business 15 years ago and would like to think about his succession plan. His primary goal is to create an exit strategy to successfully sell the firm to his daughter while financially benefiting both individuals.View Case Study
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How We Work
How Others Work
We have a straight-forward fee structure and invest only in low-cost exchange traded funds
Your investments could have hidden fees and revenue-sharing commissions
We are legally required to act as a fiduciary – placing your interests before our own
They are not legally required to act in your best interest
We will create a multi-scenario, comprehensive financial plan that includes retirement, income, tax, and more
They will create a simplified financial plan, often ignoring important ‘what-if’ scenarios
Meet RyanFounder & CEO
Husband | Father | Veteran | MBA in Finance | Trojan & Bruin
I started the firm in 2014 after graduating with my MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Business.
In addition to my current role, I also have equity analysis experience at Wedbush Securities and personal finance experience at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and Charles Schwab.
I completed my B.S. degree in Entrepreneurial Studies from the USC Marshall School of Business.