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About ksindell

Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. is the author of numerous academic, popular, and professional finance articles, Web sites, proposals, and books. This includes the bestselling reference book, "Investing Online for Dummies, Eds 1-5" (listed for two consecutive years on the Wall Street Journal's Bestselling Business Book List). Her most recent book "Social Security: Maximize your Benefits" has been listed in Amazon's Top 100 Bestselling Retirement Planning Books. It is important to note that "Social Security: Maximize Your Benefits, 2nd Edition" was just released. Sindell has an in-depth understanding of the financial services industry and has held Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses. Dr. Sindell is regularly tapped as a financial services expert on ABC World News, The Nightly Business Report, and at popular online and print outlets. Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. is a member of the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association, National Capital Area (FPA NCA), is on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the Journal of Financial Planning, and is Co-Chair of the Metro Washington Financial Planning Day. Sindell is a Course Chair II, CFP Program Academic Officer, and adjunct full-professor at the University of Maryland, UMUC, School of Undergraduate Studies. Contact Information: or 703-299-1700

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Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. Receives the 2017 Norma Severns Award for Leadership

GCSRi Publishing is pleased to announce personal finance expert Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. has received the 2016 Financial Planning Association, National Capital Area (FPA NCA) Norma Severns Leadership Award. The Norma Severns Leadership Award is annually presented to an individual who displays extraordinary efforts to advocate for ethical and objective financial planning and to advance the FPANCA’s mission to adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. Continue reading

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