A Sample of Total Candor's
Clients, Collaborators, and Comrades
|AARP - LifeTuner.org - While still in private beta, Michael was asked to be one of the very first personal finance experts on AARPs important initiative to improve the financial literacy and decision-making of the nation's young people. He was also the featured expert on the LifeTuner webinar "Life Beyond the Paycheck."|
AMSEA - General Dynamics - Total Candor provided a series of empowering pre-retirement financial workshops to this Fortune 100 employer.
CFP® Board - Total Candor founder Michael B. Rubin was featured as a keynote speaker at the CFP Board's Financial Planning Clinic in Boston, MA. In addition, Michael has been quoted extensively in the CFP Board's Consumer eNewsletter. You can sign up here for their popular and informative free newsletter.
Divine Caroline - Total Candor provides financial educational content for Divine Caroline's website and prenatal mailing. Divine Caroline is the flagship site of Real Girls Media Network, Inc, which combines real voices with guided editorial and the dynamism of an online community.
FiLife - Michael is a featured contributor for this joint venture between The Wall Street Journal and IAC.
Financial Planning Association - Michael held an autographing session of Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck at FPA's widely attended annual conference.
Groton (CT) Adult Education - Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck is the selected text for their personal financial planning course.
Illinois Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (ILAEOPP) - Michael was the keynote speaker at this association's widely attended January 2009 financial literacy event. Attendees included high school students, college students, and collegiate administrators from Chicago and other parts of Illinois.
ING DIRECT - Michael became the most popular speaker in the history of the ING DIRECT cafe seminar series, speaking numerous times during 2007 and 2008 in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Minnesota, Hawaii, and Delaware. In addition, Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck remains the number one selling book at the ING DIRECT shop.
Intuit - Michael served as the featured "Ask the Expert" in the Quicken Community and was the featured guest for several podcasts prepared for the 2008 launch of Quicken Online. Michael was once again featured in several 2009 podcasts.
Jump$tart - Michael was the general session speaker for the 2008 Financial Fitness Fair. In November 2009, he will be a general session speaker at the first ever National Educator Conference.
Loyola University Chicago - Michael delivered a financial educational workshop as part of the university's ResLife programming. The energy level was high as Michael was still there talking to engaged students nearly an hour after the presentation ended!
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Financial Education Programs - Michael has been a requested speaker at numerous state-wide sessions run by Massachusetts State Treasurer Tim Cahill's office. Michael's engaging, highly rated, and extremely popular breakouts have ranged from saving strategies to investments. If you live in New England, check out these wonderful free events.
Military Money - Michael writes for this quarterly magazine devoted to the financial and lifestyle challenges unique to military families.
Mint.com - Michael is a featured author for the leading on-line personal finance software provider.
Montgomery County (Maryland) - Michael was the 2009 keynote speaker at this 7-week long kickoff award winning Elder Law Series.
National Business Education Association - The NBEA offers Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck in its online bookstore, one of only two Financial Literacy books to make the cut.
Northwestern University - Since 2006, Michael has delivered his empowering financial educational seminars to undergraduates as part of the Northwestern Alumni Association's annual "Countdown to Commencement" series. In addition, Michael provided a highly regarded webinar to young alumni of the university. Finally, Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck was provided to the entire graduating NU class of 2009 compliments of the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Richland Community College - This Illinois community college uses Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck as part of its personal finance course.
Robert E. Fitch Senior High School - This Connecticut high school is using Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck in a personal finance course.
Savvy Ladies - Michael delivered a one-hour webinar for this organization which promotes financial literacy among women.
SkillSoft - Michael delivered a mid-day very popular webinar for this worldwide training leader.
Stearns County (MN) - This Minnesota county brought Michael in to speak with county employees on the topic of Don't Be Cheap, Be Fiscally Responsible in the fall of 2008 and immediately made plans to bring him back in 2009.
University of Southern California - Michael will deliver a financial planning webinar to young alumni of USC around the country in February 2010.
Vanguard Investments - Michael delivered a keynote training presentation titled Marketing to the Next Generation of Wealth to over 100 Vanguard marketing leaders. Comments on evaluations of Michael's presentation included "Speaker was very interesting, engaging, personable" and "Great presenter and topic. We need more events like this."
Vanguard University of Southern California - This Los Angeles area university requires Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck as part of its Personal Financial Management curriculum.
Vynamic LLC- Total Candor provided a well-received financial education on key personal finance considerations and strategies for the employees and ownership of this fast-growing consultancy.
Wealth Management Advisors - This highly regarded financial advisory firm has used significant copies of Michael's book, Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck, for client distribution opening a dialogue with the next generation of wealth.
(Remember, when it comes to money, procrastination isn't a winning strategy; it's a whining one.)