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Local Investment Advisor Releases His Second Book

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on November 4, 2020

Your Survival Guide for Financial Success:  What You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know In Less than 200 Pages is now available for sale

Local Investment Advisor Releases His Second Book

John A. Dougherty, MBA, CPA, RIA, announces that his latest book, Your Survival Guide for Financial Success:  What You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know – In Less than 200 Pages is now available for purchase on Amazon. The book is written under the name J. A. Dougherty and is available in both paperback and Kindle.

Your Survival Guide is designed to be a personal financial management made simple book for average reader of any age. The Amazon site states, “Have you ever started to read a book about financial planning, but quickly got bogged down by all the detail and meaningless theory? If yes, then check out Your Survival Guide for Financial Success:  What You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know – In Less than 200 Pages.

This plain-English book is a must for wading through our complex society and reducing stress about all things money.  Topics include investing, trust and will strategies, planning for elder life transitions, and even tips for purchasing autos and homes.  Each topic is an easy-to-understand chapter that you can read as part of the total or reference later as an individual subject.

About John A. Dougherty, MBA, CPA, RIA

John Dougherty has been involved with helping clients wade through complexities of investments, taxes, and retirement planning for more than 30 years. Before relocating to Spring Hill, he worked as a senior financial analyst for a Fortune 500 tech company and then with an international consulting firm advising large corporations on various organizational issues. Dougherty has lectured on tax and estate planning matters and hosted a radio advice show.

John received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Lasalle University in Pennsylvania and his MBA from the Stern School at New York University. He is also Certified Public Accountant and a Registered Investment Advisor, Representative.

What is a registered investment advisor?

A registered investment advisor (RIA) is a firm who advises individuals on investments and manages their portfolios. RIAs have a fiduciary duty to their clients, which means that they have a fundamental and legal obligation to provide investment advice that always acts in their clients’ best interests. As the first word of their title indicates, RIAs are required to register either with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) or state securities administrators.

Most Investment advisors are paid a flat fee or percentage of AUM (Assets Under Management) to advise clients on securities and/or manage portfolios. This is in contract to brokers who are paid commissions to execute trades or buy and sell assets for clients.

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