James J Puplava CFP
Other Tel: 858.487.3939
Industry: Financial Services—Asset Management
fsnewshourprogram @ financialsense.com
About James J Puplava CFP
Puplava Financial Services, Inc.
President & CEO
Chief Investment Strategist
Puplava Securities, Inc.
President & CEO
Financial Sense & Financial Sense Newshour
Author & Host
Mr. Puplava graduated cum laude in Political Science from Arizona State University. He then went on to graduate with honors with a Master's Degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Among his many awards and achievements, in 2007 and 2009 Jim was nominated by his clients and professional peers as one of the San Diego area's best wealth managers.
Jim Puplava's professional designations include Certified Financial Planner; FINRA Series 7 and Series 24; and Life, Disability and Variable Insurance licenses. Mr. Puplava has been President of Puplava Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) since 1985. For twelve years, James Puplava held a position as Branch Manager for LPL Financial Services, LLC. In 1996, Mr. Puplava established the broker/dealer firm, Puplava Securities, Inc. (PSI) and is its President.
His business experience includes contributing as a financial writer to various publications and acting as a TV financial reporter. In 1988, Mr. Puplava began hosting Financial Sense Talkradio on various radio stations in San Diego. Today, Jim Puplava oversees the portfolio management team at Puplava Financial Services, Inc. and Puplava Securities, Inc. He continues his weekly broadcasts and writes thought-provoking commentary for Financial Sense Online.
Mr. Puplava also serves on the Board of Directors for Kimber Resources, Inc. (AMEX: KBX) of Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Jim and his wife, Mary, contribute time and resources to a number of charities. Jim loves historical documentaries, sailing his J-124 and is an avid reader.