Brandon Ganch is a computer programmer turned blogger, podcaster, and financial expert. He analyzed the tax code and discovered many groundbreaking tax-avoidance techniques that helped him retire years earlier. At the age of 34, the Mad Fientist was able to get out of his career as a computer programmer for good. He now spends his time writing and creating free financial and travel-hacking software. To date, Ganch has ultimately reached an audience with over 300,000 page views per month amassed on his website, and 2.5 million podcast downloads.