Eric Weiss is a Certified Financial Planner providing financial planning and wealth management services to a diverse clientele. In addition he teaches "Introduction to Finance" at a major national university making him uniquely qualified to write about financial illiteracy in America and its destructive effects on the U.S. economy. Mr. Weiss has observed first hand how poor financial decisions are not only personally destructive, but also, when viewed collectively, a real threat to economic stability.
Before starting his financial planning business, Brightscape Investment Centers, Inc. (www.brightscape.com) Mr. Weiss worked in senior positions at Citibank and Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, Miami and overseas in Latin America.
Eric received his M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business of The University of Chicago, an M.A. (economics) from Columbia University and a B.A. (international affairs) from The George Washington University. He grew up in New Jersey and now resides in Miami, Florida with his wife and son. Mr. Weiss is an avid college football fan and spends his free time reading and tending to the tropical foilage of South Florida in his yard.