Dana Anspach


Dana Anspach was born in Iowa City, then lived in St. Louis, Missouri, several places in Florida, and Grand Junction, Colorado before settling in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2001. When she's not working she enjoys motorcycles and motorcycle events, hanging out with her dog, a boxer/pit mix, and regular workouts at the gym.

She has been practicing as a financial planner since 1995 and is the founder of Sensible Money, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm.

Since 2008 she has been writing online as About.com's MoneyOver55 Expert. She also contributes to MarketWatch as one of their RetireMentors and has contributed to U.S. News & World Report's Smarter Investor blog.

She graduated in the first class of Retirement Management Analysts(SM) in 2010, and serves as the Chair of the Practitioner Peer Review Committee for the Retirement Management Journal, a publication issued by the Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA).

She is also a Certified Financial Planner(TM), Kolbe Certified Consultant(TM), member of NAPFA (National Association of Personal Financial Advisors), FPA (Financial Planning Association), and RIIA (Retirement Income Industry Association).

Smashwords Interview

What are your five favorite books, and why?
Atlas Shrugged, The Power of Now, Conversations With God, The Hobbit and... Four Pillars of investing. I had to throw one finance book in there, didn't I?
What do you read for pleasure?
I'll confess, I've read the entire Twilight Series as well as all the Harry Potter books. I grew up on SciFi with the Dune series being one of my all time favorites.
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Where to find Dana Anspach online


Social Security Sense
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
Social Security Sense provides practical knowledge on the Social Security claiming options and rules you must know before you file to begin benefits. This is a book everyone age 55 or older should read before they begin their benefits - and it covers all the new rules that became law on Nov. 2, 2015.

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