Richard Robinson, Ph.D., is a former college professor who spent more than a quarter century teaching students at several prestigious universities the finer points of finance, economics, and risk management. He helped develop CFA and CFP curricula still employed by several university programs. Richard holds a doctorate in the field of economics and is an expert in the area of free markets and the Austrian view of economics. In addition to his vast experience in the halls of academia, Dr. Robinson possesses a comprehensive background in the art of technical and fundamental investing. His vast expertise of investing techniques has helped guide investors through the maze of investment products from annuities to credit default swaps. He guides readers through the intricacies of value investing, dividend investing, options trading, and first stage investing. The freedom derived from his previous endeavors has fostered a strong desire to build a legacy in helping others reach their financial goals through careful application of proven wealth building principles.