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Paul A. Merriman


Paul A. Merriman is committed to educating people of all ages to get the most from their retirement investments. In 1983 he founded  Merriman Wealth Management, an investment advisory firm in Seattle, WA.  When he retired in 2012 he established the Merriman Financial Education Foundation.  He writes a weekly column on the Retirement page of MarketWatch.com, produces a weekly podcast on paulmerriman.com and underwrites an investment class at Western Washington University.  His books include “Financial Fitness Forever” and “Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money.”  He also has 3 free e-books that are available on his website.  “First time Investor: Grow and protect your money”: “101 investment decisions guaranteed to change your financial future” and “Get smart or get screwed: How to select the best and get the most out of your financial advisor.”