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David Rae CFP®, AIF®

David Rae, Certified Financial Planner® Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and fiscal fitness maestro making dollars and sense for more than a decade.

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About David Rae

David is a Los Angeles Certified Financial Planner and Personal Finance Expert, and Money Expert.  Husband TV Personality and Author. David loves helping people make smarter financial decisions. He speaks and writes on the topic regularly.  You can learn more about David on his ABOUT ME Page.

If you are looking for a Personal Finance Expert to explain Investing, Financial Planning, Tax Deduction Secrets and more - look no further than David Rae at [email protected] or 323-905-4380



David strives to make financial topics as fun and interesting as humanly possible, to help people overcome the natural state of procrastination. Telling stories and sprinkling in Pop Culture, he helps people engage while learning.


David's trenchant observations and spot-on wit have landed on a wide variety of national shows, from Bravo TV's "The Newlyweds" to Kathy Griffin My Life on the D-List, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Nightline, Comedy Central E! News and even Fox and Friends.  He is also the go-to resource for many news broadcasts, including  ABC, NBC LA, CBS LA, KTTV FOX 11,  KTLA, KCAL 9, and Spectrum News, to stations as far away As Mexico and Toronto, Canada. His central location in Los Angeles makes it easy for him to pop in when news breaks and a Financial Expert and Financial Planner are needed to comment or share insights.  He has also been seen in several commercials for National Brands and appeared in musicals like West Side Story and Footloose.  Videos he has appeared in have been viewed more than 30 million times on YouTube.

David is centrally located in LA, which is great for breaking news. With just an hour until the 11 pm broadcast, CBS sent a camera crew to David Rae's home, where they filmed this comment on the Brexit vote before the crew rushed back to the studio to make it the lead story that opened the news hour.

When Powerball mania hit the nation, David appeared on many broadcasts to discuss this exciting topic.


David has been seen, quoted and published in many national publications, including MSN Money, Men’s Health, Out, LA Times, NBC News, The Today Show, US News & World Report, Yahoo News, Registered Rep, Investment News, 401(K) Specialist Magazine, Wealth Management and Kiplinger to name a few.  He also appears regularly as a guest on Podcasts and Radio Shows.

He writes weekly on financial issues for The Huffington Post, where he is noted for his trenchant observations and spot-on wit. He is a paid Investing contributor to He is also a regular contributor to The Advocate Magazine and Investopedia blogs. He also has his own blog at

For Media inquiries, bookings or quotes, email David for the fastest response at [email protected] or via (310) 801-5826