Joshua Trubow


Sensible Financial Planning and Management

Financial Advisor

Joshua Trubow


Sensible Financial Planning and Management

Financial Advisor

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Joshua Trubow, MSFP, CFP®

(781) 642-0890 x115

Fee-Only financial planner located in Waltham, MA, serving clients locally and across the country

Joshua Trubow is a Waltham, MA fee-only financial planner. Sensible Financial Planning and Management provides comprehensive and objective financial planning to help clients organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Joshua Trubow is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Josh Trubow is a Fee Only Financial planner in Waltham, MA. Josh Trubow is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional.

Josh Trubow joined Sensible Financial in 2011 as an Investment Operations Analyst. Prior to joining Sensible Financial he worked as an associate at a tax accounting company helping individuals and small businesses prepare and file their taxes. Josh has volunteered with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and is passionate about helping to give back to his community.

Josh earned both a B.A. in Finance and an M.S. in Financial Planning from Bentley University. He is a Certified Financial Planner® Certificant and an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). He has taken courses in trusts, gifts and estates, federal taxation of income, portfolio management, the psychology of financial planning, and estate planning.

Josh is a soccer enthusiast (he played at Bentley) and enjoys playing in his free time. Along with soccer, Josh is also a Boston sports fan and tries to catch games at the Garden whenever possible.

Joshua Trubow is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

NAPFA members live by three important values:

  • To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
  • To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
  • To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning

We founded Sensible Financial Planning and Management in 2002 to make state-of-the-art, unbiased and personalized financial advice more widely available, especially to people who haven’t been comfortable using a financial advisor or who thought they couldn’t afford one. Deregulation and ever falling computing costs are steadily increasing competition in financial services, potentially benefiting consumers. Lower priced, higher quality financial products are increasingly available.

Unfortunately, access to more good products hasn’t helped people figure out which ones to buy. People need independent advice to make sound choices in their own best interest. But the sales commissions paid by some financial products provide incentives for salespeople to sell products that produce large commissions for themselves, not necessarily the ones that best fill the needs of their customers.

Declining computing costs have enabled experts in financial planning and investment strategy to translate their approaches into computer software. This software’s strength – leading-edge customized advice – can’t overcome its weakness – people often don’t understand how complex software works and are unwilling to rely on the results. However, there is enormous potential – a skilled advisor can harness the software’s full power to deliver high-quality advice tailored to each client’s circumstances at a reasonable price. We use the best software available to develop and deliver advice systematically, and efficiently. We recommend excellent products that don’t pay commissions (and don’t need to).

Each year, we deliver more financial plans, and advise more clients on how to invest and manage their assets. That so many people and families trust us to advise them about issues so central to their lives and dreams is a great honor. We invite you to join them (and us).

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.


  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations
  • Novice Investors

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation
  • No Product Sales

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Joshua Trubow is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor

    The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    Joshua Trubow is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification

    CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.

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Office Locations:

  • 203 Crescent St
    Ste 404
    Waltham, MA 02453

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