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Michael Zisa

Mike Zisa, owner of BecomeAnEarlyInvestor.com, is married to his wife, Kimberly, and has three sons, Robert, Jack, & Kyle. He received his Master's degree in Mathematics Education from The City College of New York and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. After 5 ½ years as a high school Mathematics teacher, Mike had a rewarding career as a Senior Financial Analyst at Bank of America. He was also a Financial Advisor for 4 years at Merrill Lynch in Princeton, NJ before becoming an independent Financial Advisor. He holds the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations and offers financial planning services to his clients. Mike has been teaching Investment Management and Wealth Management at a Pennsylvania high school since 2004, teaches a Business Communications class at a local college, and developed financial education software curriculums for ISupportLearning, Inc. Additionally, he is a Certified Financial Education Instructor through the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC), a member of the Personal Finance Speakers Association (PFSA), the Global Association of Teachers of Economics (GATE), the National Business Educators Association (NBEA), and the Pennsylvania Business Educators Association (PBEA). Mike has written financial literacy articles for numerous publications and is the author of 'The Early Investor-How Teens & Young Adults Can Become Wealthy'. His hobbies include playing the guitar, exercising, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.