Michael Kitces

Michael Kitces

Formal First Name
1977 - present

Michael Kitces started out as a life insurance agent the first business day after college and eventually made the switch to financial planning. He spent his 20s working as a full-time financial planner and part-time student on the side. Kitces speaks at 50 to 70 conferences every year to share his knowledge with other advisors, the member's section of his website serves nearly 3,000 advisors, and the Nerd's Eye View blog reaches more than 200,000 unique visitors every month.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Michael Kitces is one of the 2010 recipients of the Financial Planning Association’s “Heart of Financial Planning” awards for his dedication to advancing the Financial Planning profession.

In addition, he has variously been recognized as financial planning's "Deep Thinker," a "Legacy Builder," an "Influencer," a "Mover & Shaker," part of the “Power 20,” and a "Rising Star in Wealth Management" by industry publications.

These awards were presented to honor Michael’s active work in the financial planning community.