Reggie Fairchild

Flip Flops and Pearls, LLC

President and Financial Advisor

Reggie Fairchild

Flip Flops and Pearls, LLC

President and Financial Advisor

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Reggie Fairchild

Fee-Only financial planner located in Mount Pleasant, SC, serving clients locally and across the country

Reggie Fairchild is a Mount Pleasant, SC fee-only financial planner. Flip Flops and Pearls, LLC provides comprehensive financial planning and investment management to help professionals and entrepreneurs organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Reggie Fairchild is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Reggie Fairchild is a goal-driven entrepreneur with a passion for empowering others to achieve their own dreams. Reggie’s diverse experiences in innovation, finance and entrepreneurship led him to create Flip Flops and Pearls.

After leading several of America Online’s most successful product launches in the late 1990s, he relocated to Charleston in 2003 in order to campaign a sailboat. He raced in the 2005 Melges 24 World Champions and won the Corinthian National Championship in 2008. He went on to start up his own successful web design firm and co-found an innovative niche real estate company that became a top producer in its market. He has also served on the boards of several startups and non-profits. By combining these experiences with his strong commitment to client service, he’s able to provide exceptionally engaging financial guidance.

Reggie earned an MBA at Cornell University, and a BA in mathematics at Indiana’s DePauw University. He studied for his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification at the University of Georgia Terry Business School. He is planning to sit for the exam later this year. Married with three children, Reggie is a water sport aficionado.  He continues to actively race sailboats. Together, he and his wife also work to protect the ocean and seashore environment. They champion sea turtles as well as helping to rescue other seashore animals. In 2019, Reggie was named the environmental steward of the year by Dewees Island.

Reggie Fairchild 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.

Flip Flops and Pearls is a creative wealth management firm providing fee-only financial planning strategies to people who want to focus on maximizing their time and money.  We can free up your time to focus on what matters to you, helping you prepare for the opportunities and challenges that will come your way. We cater to entrepreneurs and professionals from their 40’s up through retirement.  Our comprehensive wealth management system gives you a wide variety of tools you can use to set and prioritize your goals. We want to help you make your dreams a reality so you can spend your energy enjoying your life, your work, and your family.  Life has many twists and turns.  Get ready for a great ride.

Where does the firm's name come from?

We are focused on you and what you want.  Is it walks on the beach in flips flops, boats, saving for college, trips overseas, building a business or dressing up any outfit with pearls? Let’s work together to make your dreams a reality.

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
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Reggie Fairchild is a NAPFA Associate

    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.

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    Reggie Fairchild 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.

  • XY Planning Network
    Reggie Fairchild is a Member of the XY Planning Network

    The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who are focused on working with Generation X and Generation Y clients. Our mission is to connect consumers with best-in-class financial advisors who specialize in working with clients just like you.

  • Financial Planning Association
    Reggie Fairchild is a Member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)

    FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.

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Office Locations:

  • 1007 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard
    Suite 135
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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