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For over 25 years, this firm has looked for ways to help people manage and grow their money, protect their assets, protect their loved ones, and succeed at reaching their goals. We have your best interests at heart and will work diligently towards helping you and your family succeed. Whether it's Investments (IRAs, Rollovers, 401k Plans, Stocks, Mutual Funds, Fixed or Variable Annuities, 529 Plans, Managed Accounts, Brokerage Accounts, etc.), Financial Planning, Consultations, or Insurance (Auto, Home, Life, Business, Health, Disability, Long Term Care, Contractor, Church, Professional Liability, Condo, Renters, Commercial Property, Investment Property, etc.), we provide products and services to help you meet your needs and reach your goals.

A wide variety of options is available to our clients since we represent such a wide variety of clients. Our clients come from all walks of life - professional athletics, blue collar, white collar, clergy, churches, millionaires, government employees, entrepreneurs, businesses, non-profits organizations, retirees, etc. We offer many quality companies in different arenas (Investments and Insurance) so we can tailor plans to fit each person and each situation. The list of quality Investment companies, quality Investment products, quality Life/Health Insurance companies, and quality Property/Casualty Insurance companies provided to clients is extensive. Also, see for information on some of the property insurance products offered by our firm. Great rates, quality products, and great service!

Ernest Burley, Jr. has been in the industry since 1989 and has been a business owner for over 25 years. He is an NBPA Certified Player Agent, FIBA Certified Player Agent, NFLPA Registered Player Financial Advisor and registered as a Financial Advisor at several universities. Ernest has vast experience in the field of financial services and insurance and has a unique perspective that has proven very useful to his clients. His experience and expertise cover both sides of the equation - financial services and insurance.

As an NBPA Certified Player Agent, Ernest works diligently to represent his clients with personal service. For those who aren't quite ready for the NBA or NBA G League (formerly NBA D League) but still have great basketball skills, Ernest will use his license as a FIBA Certified Player Agent to connect with overseas teams to market your talents. Being an NBPA Certified Player Agent and FIBA Certified Player Agent allows us to market professional basketball players to NBA teams, G League teams, and Overseas teams. More exposure means more avenues of opportunity. This firm has connections with dozens of key people in the sports arena – GMs, Scouts, and Coaches. Get in front of us and we can get you in front of dozens of decision makers.

Burley Enterprises Athlete Management (B.E.A.M.)
is the Athlete Management firm that will shine a light on your talents. The focus of B.E.A.M. is solely on the athlete. E.P.I.C. focus:

Endorsements - Seek favorable endorsement deals for clients.

Planning - Strategic and comprehensive planning during and after professional athletic career.

Image - Foster a positive image to be a role model for children and adults.

Contract - Seek optimal contract for client. 

As a
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Chartered Financial Consultant®, and NFLPA Registered Player Financial Advisor, Ernest is very knowledgeable about various aspects of Investing, Budgeting, Wealth Management, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Cash Flow Worksheets, Saving, and Comprehensive Financial Planning. Every person has a different situation. An athlete's financial situation will be different from a government employee's financial situation. A business owner's situation will vary from a single mom's financial concerns. A pastor's financial outlook will differ from a guardian or conservator. A church’s thoughts on managing its money will be different from a parent’s thought process. Ernest has a long history of experience dealing with these situations and many more. Ernest's approach is personalized and tailored specifically to each client's need. Ernest is also a Fiduciary. A Fiduciary is required to put his clients' interests above his own. Many individuals in the financial arena do not operate in a Fiduciary capacity.

On the insurance side, Ernest holds the designations of CPCU® (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) and AIS (Associate in Insurance Services). His experience and certifications in both areas (financial services and insurance) give Ernest a unique ability to look at the total picture and help you navigate the path you need to take to meet your goals.

Clients are much more knowledgeable about their situation after they meet with Ernest or speak with him. They are given a sense of empowerment and given advice that is easy to follow.  Ernest sometimes offers free financial seminars at his office during the year in addition to being invited to speak at different venues - churches, organizations, groups, federal agencies, etc.

With the products, services, and knowledge we have to offer, we are determined to help you “Be secure and plan for success with Burley Insurance and Financial Services”.

Ernest authored his first book in 2009. It is titled, Money Management: Easy as 1, 2, 3. The book is designed to be easy-to-read and practical. The focus of this book is to help people manage and protect their money. It covers topics like managing cash flow, living on a budget, putting money in the right places for you and your family, protecting your assets, and much more.

Ernest's second book was released in July 2010. That book is titled, Money Management: From Grade School to Grad School. The book focuses on teaching money management principles to children, teens, and young adults. Some of the highlights of this book include: exercises to reinforce money management principles, buzz words and phrases designed to teach children financial discipline, illustrations and examples, etc.

You can order Ernest's books on this site ( or at The books are also available at the following outlets:, Barnes & Noble (online), Books-A-Million, First Baptist Church of Glenarden (Maryland), and Ernest's office (13621 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20720).