A Missouri Licensed CPA, Mike Piper is the author of several personal finance books covering building wealth, accounting, and tax. He also specializes in retirement planning. Before writing full-time in 2008, Piper has worked as a financial advisor and as a tax accountant for a large real estate company. Piper is already the creator and editor of the popular blog, Oblivious Investor. His work has been featured in many major publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Money Magazine, CBS News, Morningstar, and MarketWatch.