About Arif

Arif M. Halaby

Arif M. Halaby has dedicated his life to protecting people. He has transitioned from nearly 11 years of service with the Los Angeles Police Department to helping people protect and preserve their hard-earned assets through his financial services company

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For nearly three decades, Arif’s focus and mission have been to help people save money, get out of debt, and prepare for retirement through his company, Total Financial Solutions, Inc.

He is also the host of The Total Financial Hour, a live radio show based in Los Angeles, California. 

Arif has helped families with retirement income planning since 1996 and is President and CEO of Total Financial Solutions, Inc. He is insurance licensed in 25 states and specializes in retirement strategies and has given hundreds of presentations in his career to groups large and small. He also holds the designation of CEP as a Certified Estate Planner in California. His passion for education resulted in the formation of the “Total Money School” in 2002. He has taught financial principles as a guest speaker throughout the community at various schools, PTA events, and numerous companies through Total Money School’s Lunch-n-Learn program. 

Through Arif’s community involvement and charitable outreach efforts, he has impacted many individuals and families across Southern California.

He created an event named “Leaders of Character” which benefits Boy Scouts, while he was an Executive Board Member for the Western Los Angeles Boy Scouts of America. His other service organizations include Providence Holy Cross Hospital, Board of Governors, Help the Children, Board of Directors (Former), Habitat for Humanity, (Former) Board Member of the ‘Homes for Heroes’ Program benefiting Veterans, Foundation Board Member (Former) of College of the Canyons, as well as formerly part of the Los Angeles Police Department Mission Community Advisory Board.

Arif was raised in Sylmar, California, and resides in Santa Clarita with his wife, Pamela along with their golden doodle dog, named Hope. They have three wonderful children: Logan, Amber, and Peyton. 

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