"The most trusted name in financial malfeasance"
My first non-fiction book, Hunters and Skinners, shows you how to avoid financial predators whether they come from Wall Street, the Dark Web, or somewhere between your own sheets. This is a defensive playbook about money, organized around five simple practices that will make you a better investor.
Hunters and Skinners is not available for purchase yet. To keep it on your radar, please follow me on Twitter where I tweet about wealth management, hedge funds and other weapons of money destruction, and why Big Pharma (rather than Wall Street) is the standard-bearer for opaque business practices. Oh yeah, sometimes I tweet photos of our very vain diva-dog, Lucy.
My first non-fiction book, Hunters and Skinners, shows you how to avoid financial predators whether they come from Wall Street, the Dark Web, or somewhere between your own sheets. This is a defensive playbook about money, organized around five simple practices that will make you a better investor. To keep Hunters and Skinners on your radar, please follow me on Twitter.
In this WSJ column, I interview a cybersecurity expert who divides cybercrooks into 4 categories: street-corner thieves, blue-collar thieves, white-collar thieves, and oligarchs.read more
True confessions: I find the process of getting organized about as enjoyable as listening to fingernails against a chalkboard. But financial chaos is an invitation for trouble, which is why I’m looking for painless ways to create order. This one traces back to my summer job between years at Harvard Business School…read more
The New York Times describes my novels as “money porn,” “a red-hot franchise,” and “glittery thrillers about fiscal malfeasance.” Through fiction I explore the dark side of money and focus on the motivations of those who have it, want more, and will steamroll anybody who gets in their way.
I wasn’t always an author. I spent most of my career in private wealth management with several brokerage firms, primarily Morgan Stanley, and with a registered investment adviser in New York City. Back then, I always thought the people of Wall Street and their clients—smart, goofy, the complete spectrum from good to evil—would make great characters in novels.
But now with the coming release of my first non-fiction book, Hunters and Skinners, I think you will find that fact is scarier than fiction. I use stories to illustrate techniques that could save you from financial predators…like the time I spent 30 seconds on a background check and helped prevent a friend from losing $200,000 in a scam.