Paul Merriman is nationally recognized as an authority on mutual funds, index investing, asset allocation and both buy-and-hold and active management strategies. He is the founder of Paul A. Merriman & Associates, an investment advisory firm that is now Merriman Inc. The Seattle-based firm manages more than $1.5 billion for more than 2,000 households throughout the United States.
Paul’s latest book, Financial Fitness Forever, was released by McGraw-Hill in November 2011. Within days, it moved into the sales ranks of the top 1 percent of all books sold by Amazon.com. This book is designed to give investors of all ages the guidance they need to make the most of their financial resources and achieve lasting peace of mind. The book is easy to read and filled with ways to put this knowledge to practical use.
Paul Merriman’s message was chosen by the Public Broadcasting System for nationwide television distribution in the fall and winter of 2011. Recorded before a live audience, Paul’s presentation focuses on the most important financial decisions we all must make. Check your local PBS station’s schedule for this opportunity to see Paul at his best.
For contributors to PBS, Paul has prepared a package of exclusive bonus materials, including his new book, Financial Fitness Forever, a 100-plus-page workbook filled with insights and recommendations, a five-disc set of DVDs, a six-disc CD series, exclusive access to a password-protected Web site, and much more.
If you have already pledged a donation and have received your Financial Fit Kit and the special access code, please login to the membership area to see all of the additional information available to PBS contributors only. Here you can also ask Paul financial questions, read the updated information on his fund and 401(k) recommendations, read his answers to other members questions and keep up with his regular blog.