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David Rae, Los Angeles Fiduciary Financial Planner, has been seen, quoted, and published in many national publications, including The Today Show, CBS News, Nightline, ABC News, NBC News, E! News, Good Day LA, Fox News, KTLA News, USA Today, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Comedy Central, VOGUE, MSN Money, Men’s Health, KCAL News, The Today Show, Reuters, NPR, Marketplace, TIME Magazine, US News & World Report, Yahoo News, Fiscal Times, VOGUE and 401(K) Specialist Magazine and many more. He blogs weekly on financial issues for, where he is noted for his trenchant observations and spot-on wit. He is also a regular contributor to The Advocate Magazine, Huffington Post, and Investopedia blogs. He also has his own blog Financial Planner LA.  

Financial Planner LA David Rae has even been called one of the top LGBTQ+ Financial Influencers by Investopedia


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David Rae continues to be LA Financial Planning's go-to resource for the Media.  When markets went haywire on election night,  a camera crew rushed to his West Hollywood home and had him in the studio with Sharon Tay the following morning to give his insights into what the shocking Donald Trump election would mean for the Stock Market, which had been tanking overnight.  As the Fun Financial Planner - David strives to make the most complex and confusing financial topics approachable and understandable. 


Here are a selected few of David Rae's Financial Planner LA TV appearances as a stock market expert and other personal finance topics.

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David Rae, CFP® AIF®

Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Certified Financial Planner

President / Founder DRM Wealth Management LLC

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The Trump Tax reform is high on the Trump agenda.  LA Financial Planner David Rae speaks with NBC News and Kim Baldonado on what this may mean for your wallet.


Making mundane financial topics interesting is where Fabulous Financial Planner David Rae shines. Check out this clip from Fox and Friends discussing what the election may mean for the average American.


The Financial Planner LA blog by David Rae has been named one of the "Top Retirement Planning" Blogs by Read more here:  Receipt of recognition from Credit Donkey is not based on investment performance, nor is it an indication of future performance.



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David Rae is a Financial Planning Huffington Post blogger.  Click on the HuffPo logo to view his 80+ Financial Advice columns.

What it takes to buy a house in Los Angeles.

Are your Assets in Shape? 6 Tips to Fiscal Fitness!


How to Buy Long-Term Care Coverage (INSURANCE)



Betty White with Financial Guru David Rae at  GLAAD Media Awards













The Golden Girls Retirement Plan Part Two: Oh Rose, Where Did Our (Pension) Funds Go?


David Rae discussed the LA $15 minimum wage from a Financial planner LA's point of view.   






Advocate Magazine recently asked David Rae, Los Angeles LGBT Financial Planner, to write a series of columns on Financial Planning issues specifically for the LGBT Community. Click here to reach his latest Gay Financial Advice Columns.

Big Payday for Same-Sex Married Couples


No One Will Care for LGBT Boomers But Themselves

"Are Gays Really Better With Money?"





David Rae LA Financial Planner was honored by Registered Rep magazine as an "Advisor with Heart" at their 31st Annual Altruism Awards. Click here to read their article about David's Philanthropy, "David Rae: Racing Against AIDS"


MarketWatch quoted David Rae about financial happiness in its recent post "Retirement is making people more miserable than ever before"

David is regularly quoted in the Financial News.  The list of more than 100 articles authored or quoted includes the likes of The Huffington Post, Kiplinger, Money Magazine, Reuters, Yahoo News, Desert News, Fiduciary Times, Financial Planner LA, The Advocate, OUT Magazine, Time Magazine, and many many more discussing every possible Financial Planning Topic.
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Financial Planner LA David Rae on the KTLA news sharing expert financial advice












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-David Rae, Certified Financial Planner®

Accredited Investment Fiduciary®   

President / Founder DRM Wealth Management LLC

(323) 905-4380

[email protected] 

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