Rick Van Ness is a successful private investor and retired executive who provides investor education through online videos, short books, and workshops. Rick has an engineering degree from Cornell University and a MBA in Finance from New York University. His background in engineering and business provides him with the excellent basis for understanding and teaching investments and financial planning.
Rick provides unbiased education. He helps students understand the teachings of the most widely respected economists and financial planners. Students learn that investing smart is simple (not easy) and to take charge of their own finances on their paths to achieving rich and fulfilling lives. He is President of GrowthConnection LLC.
Neither Rick Van Ness nor GrowthConnection LLC sell any investment products or services, and do not provide individual investment advice. He educates you without self-interest (other than the joy he always gets from hearing from readers).