Chris Janeway, CPFA
Financial Advisor
Southern CA & Travels
Chris Janeway is Founder and President of Fourth Point Wealth, and coaches investors throughout southern California. Chris travels extensively and is available as a speaker across the country.
  • Chris is a national speaker, financial coach, an advocate for financial literacy.
  • Chris is a passionate educator and has helped corporations, nonprofits, and school systems develop and implement financial literacy and training programs throughout CA.
  • As Founder of Fourth Point Wealth, a wealth management and coaching firm, Chris helps to manage over $100mm— helping families build confidence and grow their wealth.
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BIO: Chris Janeway founded Fourth Point Wealth to fix the broken investor experience. Chris works with individuals and organizations who value collaboration with a financial coach and he’s developed a process that helps investors identify their goals, pinpoint gaps, and truly understand their wealth. Chris is passionate about client education and believes that, through a clear focus on coaching, investors are more likely to remain confident and committed to their long-term plan and avoid common imprudent decisions that damage our financial future.

Chris values the privilege of working with his clients and is excited and energized by the relationships and their stories of success.  

Chris is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley. In September of 2011, Chris was named to the “40 Under 40” list by the Pacific Coast Business Times, honoring the top 40 business professionals under the age of 40 in the Tri-County region.  

When Chris is away from the office, he loves to golf, coach youth sports, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Katy, and their sons, Brennan and Graham.  

In addition to serving his clients, he also believes in the power of giving back and volunteering in the community.
He actively works with:  

       Matt Leinart Flag Football League: Coach & Volunteer
       Newport Harbor Baseball Association: Coach & Volunteer
       Santa Barbara Education Foundation: Past Treasurer & board member
       Partners in Education: Career & financial literacy volunteer
       The First Tee-Central Coast: Advisory Council member & past board member
       Katie's FUNd at Alpha Resource Center: Co-founder & volunteer
       Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center: Past Treasurer & board member

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