Mr. Jaffer is the founder and the principal of Index Gurus. He has extensive experience in personal finance and asset management. He has been providing wealth management services to families, professionals, corporate executives and business owners since 2001.
Prior to establishing Index Gurus, Mr. Jaffer served as a financial advisor at Edward Jones Investments, one of the top investment firms in the United States. Since 1997, he also worked at Merrill Lynch, London Pacific Advisors, and Assante Asset Management, where he provided high-quality, research and analysis to institutional investors and to private clients.
Mr. Jaffer has been actively involved in various professional associations and community service organizations. This has included the Financial Planning Association, Toastmasters, and the American Red Cross, where he was recognized in a special ceremony for being a distinguished volunteer.
As a Chartered Financial Consultant® (click here to learn about this designation) and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Faruk has completed the most extensive educational program required for any financial services credential.
Mr. Jaffer has appeared as a guest speaker at various clubs and groups. He has also been quoted in SeekingAlpha and Ask.com on his knowledge to generate income with preferred stock. Mr. Jaffer received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California at Davis.