Paul Merriman is a nationally recognized authority on personal finance, mutual funds, index investing, asset allocation and both buy-and-hold and active management strategies. Now retired from Merriman, the Seattle-based investment advisory firm he founded in 1983, he is dedicated to educating investors, young and old, through weekly articles at Marketwatch.com, and via free eBooks, podcasts, articles, recommendations for mutual funds, ETFs, 401(k) plans and more, at his website.
His passion is to educate and empower through his new "How To Invest Series", with current and concise investment information to help readers ensure a secure retirement. All profits from the sale of his books are donated to non-profit educational organizations.
Merriman is also author of "Financial Fitness Forever" "Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!" and "Financial Fitness After 50" written for his Public Broadcasting System special in 2011.
"101 Investment Decisions Guaranteed To Change Your Financial Future" is THE workbook for savvy investors at all stages of life! Learn how every investment decision you make has the potential to add $1,000, $10,000, $100,000 or more to your wealth. Together, this can mean millions of extra dollars for you and your family over the years.
GET SMART or GET SCREWED: How To Select The Best and Get The Most From Your Financial Advisor gives you insights into the variety of financial brokers and advisors, and the services they can — and should — offer. It includes extensive lists of questions you should ask and services you should receive from an advisor, and reasons why the brokerage industry is not serving your best interests.
First Time Investor: Grow and Protect Your Money is an essential guide to building and maintaining a successful investment portfolio.
You will learn exactly what you need to do to meet your financial goals, and make sound investing decisions for the rest of your life. Whether you are 23 and just landed your first job – or 40 and finally getting serious about investing, this book is for you.