Paul Meeks


Paul Meeks

In addition to being a financial journalist for decades, Paul has been an equity (stocks) analyst or portfolio manager at marquee firms. For Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (since acquired by BlackRock), he started and managed the world’s largest technology mutual funds franchise with $8 billion invested. No surprise, his economic sector expertise is technology. However, he passionately believes in financial literacy and uncovering the truth that Wall Street too often hides. Paul has taught Personal Finance and Investments courses since 2005. As to his own education, he has a BA from Williams College and an MM (MBA) from the Kellogg School where he specialized in Finance and Financial Accounting. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 1996. A two-sport college athlete, he still plays in “Over 50” lacrosse tournaments. Paul and his family live in Bellingham, WA, which is north of Seattle.  

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