Nathaniel Ritchison


Pure Financial Advisors, LLC

Senior Financial Planner

Nathaniel Ritchison


Pure Financial Advisors, LLC

Senior Financial Planner

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


Fee-Only financial planner located in San Diego, CA, serving clients locally and across the country

Meet Nathaniel Ritchison

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Nate Ritchison through proactive planning and management helps individuals and families gain confidence and control over their financial situation so they can work toward accomplishing their retirement goals. Since 2002 he has been responsible for leading clients through the wealth management process, which includes guiding clients from goal setting to the creation and implementation of their full financial strategy.

Prior to joining Pure Financial Advisors, Nate was the lead financial planner and a member of the investment committee of a local investment advisory firm in San Diego. Nate brings his planning expertise and knowledge of the client strategies to each financial decision. Nate is an active member in the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of San Diego where he has served as the Director of Public Awareness. He also established a local community of young financial planners called NexGen, aimed at transitioning knowledge from the pioneers of financial planning to the next generation of planners. He is a resource for the local media and has collaborated with the San Diego Union-Tribune several times.

Born and raised in San Diego, Nate attended San Diego State University, where he earned a B.S. in Finance. He actively gives back to his native city by fundraising for multiple non-profit organizations supporting Alzheimer’s care, in addition to participating in numerous pro-bono activities to increase financial literacy in the community. In his free time, Nate enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children.

Nathaniel Ritchison is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a 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.

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

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Office Locations:

  • 3131 Camino Del Rio N
    Suite 1550
    San Diego, CA 92108

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