Michael became professionally involved in the financial markets in 1994. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Fairfield University. He’s been with TD Ameritrade since 2002 and holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation. Michael has contributed to course content, participated in events such as Market Drive and Investing Fundamentals, and regularly appears on the Schwab Network. His focus areas include fundamental analysis and portfolio management. He holds both Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.
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