Joe Anderson, CFP® and “Big Al” Clopine, CPA share strategies to help you find out how much money you will need to last through retirement, how much money needs to be saved and how much needs to be accumulated for your specific retirement plan. What’s your magic number?
About the Hosts
As President of Pure Financial Advisors, Joe Anderson has led the company to achieve over $2 billion in assets under management and has grown their client base to over 2,160 in just ten years of the... Read more
As President of Pure Financial Advisors, Joe Anderson has led the company to achieve over $2 billion in assets under management and has grown their client base to over 2,160 in just ten years of the firm opening. When Joe began working with Pure Financial in 2008, they had almost no clients, negative revenue and no assets under management. Joe’s leadership skills and innovative thinking has led him to create a unique business model where he utilizes sales, marketing and service strategies to get Pure Financial to where it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 164 out of 638 RIA’s nationwide by total assets under management by Financial Advisor Magazine (2017) and was ranked 3rd Fastest-Growing RIA in the Nation by WealthManagement.com (2017). To no surprise, the firm’s rapid growth has been recognized by INC 5000 as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies (2017) and by Financial Advisor Magazine, Financial Times and Financial Planning as a Top RIA (2017). Further to acting as President, Joe is also the firm’s advanced planner with extensive experience in estate planning, advance tax planning, portfolio analysis and investment management. Joe has a passion for helping others succeed through teaching and education. In addition to training all of Pure’s advisors, Joe teaches retirement classes all across San Diego. Pure also offers retirement classes in Orange County and Los Angeles. Joe is co-host of Your Money, Your Wealth®, a financial talk show that has consistently been a top-rated weekend radio show in San Diego’s financial market. Evolving from the radio show’s success, Joe launched the first Your Money, Your Wealth® television broadcast in June of 2014. Forbes ranked Joe as one of the Best-In-State Wealth Advisors in Southern California in 2018. He was ranked #30 out of 138 advisors in Southern California. In 2013, Joe earned San Diego Metro’s 40 Under 40 Award for representing some of the best and brightest minds of San Diego County. Prior to joining Pure, Joe worked for several years with one of the nation’s largest financial planning firms, where he was a financial advisor before becoming a district manager and then Vice President. Beyond working with Pure Financial, Joe also participates in philanthropic activities including the annual American Heart Association’s Heart Ball. He’s also a member of the Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. Joe received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Florida. He is a frequent speaker for a wide range of professional groups in San Diego County and enjoys playing golf, basketball and cheering for his alma mater, the Florida Gators. View Retirement Class Schedule View Profile
CEO & CFO
Alan Clopine is the CEO & CFO of Pure Financial Advisors. He currently shares the CEO role with Michael Fenison, the original founder of the company. Alan is primarily responsible for the day-to-day activities of... Read more
Alan Clopine is the CEO & CFO of Pure Financial Advisors. He currently shares the CEO role with Michael Fenison, the original founder of the company. Alan is primarily responsible for the day-to-day activities of the firm while Michael’s focus is on expansion and hiring. Alan joined the firm about one year after it was established. At that time the company had less than 100 clients and approximately $50 million of assets under management. Now, in 2016, Pure Financial has over 1,600 clients and over $1.5 billion of assets under management. Prior to joining Pure Financial Advisors, Alan was the founding and senior partner at Clopine & Associates, LLP; a CPA firm established in 1987 and located in San Diego. In addition to providing traditional tax and accounting services for successful individuals and businesses, the firm specialized in real estate, technology and small business tax planning. The firm was consistently ranked in the top 50 CPA firms in the San Diego Business Journal, “Book of Lists.” Alan has provided tax planning services for individuals, corporations and trusts for over 30 years while running multiple companies. Another of his functions at Pure is directing the tax planning department to recommend and implement integrated tax planning strategies to reduce current and future income taxes. His goal is to help clients create tax-efficient income streams that are sustainable in retirement. Alan is the co-host of Your Money, Your WealthSM, a financial talk radio show, heard weekly in San Diego on KFMB, and in Los Angeles/Orange County on KRLA. The show launched its television debut in 2014 and is currently aired weekly on CBS in San Diego and a cable channel in Orange County. Alan received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego and received his CPA certification in 1984. He currently volunteers at St. Peters Episcopal Church with a primary focus on outreach activities in Mexico and Africa. Prior volunteer activities have included over ten years of coaching youth sports in baseball and soccer. Alan enjoys beach activities, his condo in Kauai, sports, golf, playing guitar and hanging with his family. Alan is married to Anne and has two sons named Robbie & Ryan. View Profile