Certified Financial Planner™
Chartered Financial Analyst®, CFA® charter
CFA Institute does not endorse, promote or warrant the accuracy or quality of Pure Financial Advisors. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
Accredited Investment Fiduciary
Brian has been actively involved in the financial markets for more than 20 years, and has worked as a portfolio manager, strategist, and trader. At Pure Financial Advisors, Brian uses his extensive investment background and focus on behavioral finance to help clients navigate turbulent markets and stay on course towards their financial goals.
Prior to joining Pure Financial Advisors, Brian worked for a large brokerage firm, where he was responsible for providing subject matter expertise and advice around the financial markets and income generation. Earlier in his career, Brian worked as an institutional portfolio manager for a multi-billion dollar money management firm, and as a fixed income trader for several investment banks.
Brian has written and published widely, has presented at hundreds of seminars and conferences, and has appeared on TV and radio. His passion for financial education has also led him to pursue activities such as teaching personal finance to teenagers and writing a book aimed at new investors.
Brian has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Villanova University, an MBA in international business from National University, and a master’s degree in international affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
During his free time, Brian enjoys traveling, outdoor sports, and writing fiction, as well as spending time with his wife, Kristi, and two young sons, William and Dylan
Brian's Latest Contributions
In these volatile financial markets, are you reconsidering your investing strategies? Joe and Big Al discuss cash, selling stocks in taxable accounts and repurchasing them in tax-deferred accounts, doing nothing and staying globally diversified, writing an investment policy statement, doing Roth conversions, and fixed indexed annuities (AKA equity-indexed annuities). Also: international and emerging market stocks, […]
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, and its ramifications reverberate through the economy and financial markets, we want to keep you abreast of the latest developments and Pure’s response to this situation. The Senate just passed a landmark bill, so here we want to examine what the stimulus package might mean to you and […]
Market update, commentary and client questions from Tuesday, March 24, 2020 with Joe Anderson, CFP®, President of Pure Financial Advisors, and Pure’s Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA. Download Brian Perry’s full slide presentation. 00:00 – Introduction 01:24 – Pure’s latest actions regarding COVID-19: protecting the health and safety of […]