ETF Friendly Financial Advisors & Asset Management Firms

Published on December 2, 2009 | Updated January 16, 2014

ETFs have gained in popularity in recent years among individual investors, but adoption among many financial advisors has been relatively slow. ETFdb is providing this list as a service for readers looking for a financial advisor who understands the value of ETFs and how to utilize them effectively in client portfolios. Please note that inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement of that firm by ETF Database.

ETF Friendly Financial Planners

  • Dion Money Management (Williamstown, MA) — Founded in 1996, Dion Money Management manages assets for clients throughout the United States. The firm specializes in wealth management utilizing mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Don Dion creates customized, diversified portfolios for clients with the goal of preserving capital and delivering above–market risk–adjusted returns. 800-432-7447 /
  • Global Trends Investments (Newport Beach, CA) — Global Trends Investments uses ETFs to implement its trend-following strategy for its clients. Tom Lydon, president of Global Trends, has been in the money management business for more than 25 years, and is the author of two popular books on ETF investing. 949-794-0070 /
  • Pacific Park Financial, Inc. (Aliso Viejo, CA) — As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) with almost 20 years of experience, Gary Gordon has distinguished himself as a reputable and trusted investor advocate. He currently hosts “In the Money with Gary Gordon” on Business Talk Radio 1700 AM in San Diego and writes the “Everything ETF” column for Equities Magazine. 888-500-GARY /
  • Your Source Financial (Phoenix, AZ) — Roger Nusbaum has been recognized by many in the investment management industry for his expertise in portfolio management. Roger has been regularly interviewed by the financial press, trade journals, and television news shows. He has also had numerous technical articles published and has been quoted in a number of professional trade journals, newspapers, and consumer finance magazines. He appears frequently on CNBC Asia as a market commentator. 602-343-1700 /
  • FMD Capital Management (Irvine, CA) — FMD Capital Management is a fee-only wealth management firm that specializes in actively managed ETF portfolios. David and Michael Fabian started FMD Capital with the commitment to build a world class firm focused on client service, investment discipline, and accountability. They regularly contribute their portfolio strategy opinions in a variety of traditional and online media outlets with the goal of educating investors about the benefits of ETF investing.  888-823-8111 /

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