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VP of Development: Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFPFinancial Network Corp.Jan is a certified financial planner specializing in small business owners and single women.
-- Asset Allocation by guest author, Jan Geiger
Next, Jan Geiger
, author of "Get Your Assets in Gear" was kind enough to write an article on Asset Allocation.
Jan is a certified financial planner and I find her expertise in the area of investing simple to follow and easy to understand.
What a plus, right?
site to get a flavor for her
many tips on handling your savings. www.getyourassetsingear.com
Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFPÂ®, MBA
Financial Network Corporation
Author of Get Your Assets in Gear!
Smart Money Strategies
Book Review: "Get Your Assets in Gear" by Jan Geiger
Anytime I review a book, I ask the author if they would share an article with us here at the Frugal Friends Network.
After all, this network is all about "Making Middle Class Millionaires" and to do that requires more than one person's point of view!
Jan is a Certified Financial Planner for the Financial Network Corporation and she is also the best-selling author of "Get Your Assets in Gear."
has offered to answer any questions you may have.
Isn't that cool?
Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFP,Â MBA
Longview Wealth Management
With more than 27 years of experience in the financial services business and an impressive record of personal and professional achievements, Jan Dahlin Geiger
has established herself as one of the leading Certified Financial Planning practitioners in the industry today.Â From the Wall Street Journal
to National Public Radio, financial journalists seek out her
insights -- she
brings not only an uncommon depth of understanding to investment strategy, but also a refreshing, common sense approach, as well as a quick wit.
Jan's professional experience includes 16 years in investments and financial planning and 11 years in corporate banking with several banks, including Citicorp (now part of CitiGroup) and C&S Bank (now part of BankAmerica).Â Prior to her career in financial services, Jan was an officer in the United States Navy for 3-1/2 years, serving as an Assistant Aide to a four-star Admiral.Â Â
education background includes an MBA in finance and accounting with honors from Georgia State University
(1981) and a degree in psychology with honors from Washington University
in St. Louis (1971).Â She
Certified Financial Planner's designation in 1988.
Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFPÂ®, ...
Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFPÂ®, MBA Jan Dahlin Geiger, CFPÂ®, MBA
With more than 29 years of experience in the financial services business and an impressive record of personal and professional achievements, Jan Dahlin Geiger
has established herself as one of the leading CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ practitioners in the industry today.From the Wall Street Journal
to MSN Money, financial journalists seek out her
insights - she
brings not only an uncommon depth of understanding to investment strategy, but also a refreshing common sense approach, as well as a quick wit.Her
new book, Get Your Assets in Gear!Smart Money Strategies is available on Amazon
Jan's professional experience includes 18 years in investments and financial planning and 11 years in corporate banking with several banks, including Citicorp
(now part of CitiGroup) and C&S Bank
(now part of BankAmerica).Prior to her career in financial services, Jan was an officer in the United States Navy, serving as an Assistant Aide to a four-star Admiral.Her
education background includes an MBA in finance and accounting from Georgia State University and a degree in psychology from Washington University
in St. Louis.She
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ designation in 1988.
Jan's practice focuses on closely-held business owners, high-income professionals, and single, divorced, or widowed women.Services include fee-based investment management, personal financial planning, and retirement planning.
In addition to the Wall Street Journal
and MSN Money, Jan
has been quoted by USA Today
, The Readers Digest
, SmartMoney Magazine
, Yahoo! Finance
, Money Magazine
, the Atlanta Journal Constitution
, and many others.She is the money expert on WCTV's "Living Life with Style" show.She
also leads seminars on financial planning basics, investment planning, retirement planning, raising moneysmart kids, as well as Get Your Assets in Gear!She has served on the Atlanta Boards of Directors of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and is a member of the Christian Financial Professionals Network and the Red Hat SocietyJan
husband, Jerry, live in Atlanta.They have two sons, Blake, a recent graduate of the University of Georgia, and Brett, a Lieutenant in the United States Navy
is also an aerobics buff and weightlifter, and is studying Spanish.Jan
and Jerry are avid cyclists and ride together on a tandem bicycle.The Geigers are active members of Buckhead Church/Northpoint and work with several ministries.Jan
personal pursuits much as she
professional interests, with a great sense of humor and an appreciation of the kind of life good financial planning provides.
Money Management: Why You Need an Emergency Fund - Quicken® Personal Finance Tips
You need an emergency fund the most when you're just starting out or living paycheck to paycheck, says Jan Dahlin Geiger, a certified financial planner with LongView Wealth Management in Atlanta, Georgia.
An unforeseen event could devastate your finances and force you to borrow money.
You won't get ahead financially if you're in debt, Geiger says.
The conventional wisdom is to have enough set aside to cover three to six months of living expenses.
That doesn't mean you have to stash that much cash at once.
Nor does it mean you have to have a big salary to have enough to spare for an emergency fund.
Saving is a function of discipline, not income, Geiger
If you use a credit card for an emergency, Geiger
says, "what you're saying is you want to tread water financially.
The only people who should be relying on a home equity line of credit are those whose only debt is their mortgage and who will be disciplined enough to pay off the line of credit as quickly as possible, Geiger