Certified Financial Planner™
Susan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who earned her BA in Financial Services from San Diego State’s College of Business Administration, also receiving a SDSU Personal Financial Planning Certificate. In addition, prior to working with a fee-only advisory firm, Susan held the FINRA series 7 and 63 securities registration. Until joining Pure Financial Advisors, Susan worked with a local wealth management firm specializing in financial and estate planning services for high-net-worth individuals. Susan joined Pure because she believes the firm’s team approach and goal development process provides clients with innovative solutions rarely available at other financial planning institutions. She also brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in utilizing financial planning and investment software in developing strategies and solutions that involve investment allocations, risk management, estate planning, taxes, cash flow analysis and retirement planning.
Susan is very passionate about providing financial literacy for students and helping them gain valuable experience in the financial planning field. In her spare time, she serves as San Diego Financial Planning Association (FPA) NexGen President. As president, Susan aids young financial planners in their professional advancement.
When she is not thinking about financial planning, Susan enjoys exercising, playing tennis, volunteering at local charities, and spending time with family and friends.
Susan's Latest Contributions
What is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™? Do I really need a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™? How do CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™s get paid? Pure Financial Advisors’ Director of Financial Planning, Susan Brandeis, CFP® answers these questions. Transcript: So today what we’re going to talk about is, what is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™? So what a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ […]
Susan Brandeis, CFP® gives you four options for handling your 401(k) when you start at a new company. Transcription: “Hi, I’m Susan Brandeis, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Director of the financial planning department at Pure Financial, and this is your Question of the Week. The Question of the Week is: what are my options for my […]