Chris Thornberg
ABOUT Christopher

Christopher Thornberg founded Beacon Economics, LLC in 2006. Under his leadership, the firm has become one of the most respected research organizations in California serving public and private sector clients across the United  States.  In  2015,  Dr.  Thornberg also became Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development and [...]


Joe Anderson
ABOUT Joseph

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 [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the CEO & CFO of Pure Financial Advisors. He currently leads Pure Financial Advisors along with Michael Fenison and Joe Anderson. 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. As of [...]

Published On
January 24, 2015

Joe and Al unveil the opening of their newest location in Woodland Hills, CA. Chris Thornberg later joins in to discuss what’s happening in the world economy – focusing on Europe’s bond buying.

0:45 “Big news for Your Money, Your Wealth and Pure Financial Advisors…”

1:12 “…Now we have an office in Los Angeles, Woodland Hills. The grand opening of Woodland Hills is going to be in the next week or so”

1:26 “For all of you LA listeners that have been calling us for years wanting an office in LA….you do not have to wait any longer. If you want to come in to our new location in Woodland Hills, here’s your opportunity.”

3:28 “If you want a CFP® that’s a fee-only salaried employee of our firm, Pure Financial Advisors, to take a look at your overall financial situation at no cost, here’s your opportunity.”

7:48 “We got Chris Thornberg on the line from Beacon Economics…”

8:10 “Chris, let’s talk a little about Europe. They kind of are doing a little bit of bond buying like we do here in the states.”

13:38 [Chris] “Stock market is indeed high because of low interest rates…”

25:36 “Expected return and risk are related…”

32:11 “When you own real estate as an investment, you have rental income, rental deductions and hopefully you’re making a profit or at the very least breaking even. Although that’s difficult to do in San Diego, but let’s say you’re making a little profit. But you get to take another deduction which is called depreciation.”