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Brian Nelson is a Denver-based writer who specializes in writing about finance, technology, and other complex topics. As a former Certified Financial Planner, Brian spent years helping people understand their finances and learned that not all successful financial planning is about numbers. As a former Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Brian spent years installing and running complex corporate computing environments and learned that technology isn’t just about being the biggest and fastest. Brian has written for numerous financial planning firms, personal finance websites and financial publications including Dow Jones Publications. He is currently working on his first book, tentatively titled, Personal Finance Recipes.