Robert Laura is a best-selling author and nationally syndicated columnist for Forbes.com and Financial Advisor Magazine. His work has reached millions of readers through five books, twelve guides, and over 500 articles. In addition to his own writings, he frequently appears in major business media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNBC, MarketWatch, Investor’s Business Daily, Yahoo! Finance, TheStreet.com, and more.
Robert is a frequent presenter at retirement conferences across the country as a pioneer of “The New Retirement” which includes planning for both the financial and non-financial aspects of life in retirement. He is the founder of the Wealth & Wellness Group, the RetirementProject.org and Certified Retirement Coach Designation.
He holds several designations including Certified Kingdom Advisor, Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Certified Mutual Fund Counselor, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, Certified Professional Retirement Coach and is a 15-year veteran of the National Speakers Association and a
He has a garnered a unique look at wealth and retirement by not only working closely with his own clients for the last twenty years, but also by interviewing numerous celebrities, entertainers, and athletes including HGTV’s the Property Brothers, Deion Sanders, Cheech & Chong, Pastor Rick Warren, Singer Amy Grant, , Pawn Star Rick Harrison, John Sally, Gold-medal gymnast Shannon Miller, Golfer Annika Sorenstam, Impersonator Rich Little and more.
He also serves as an expert witness and consultant to attorneys. He has provided courtroom testimony and litigation support on matters related to investment techniques, strategies, and risks, as well as account types, asset valuations, and hidden or undocumented assets and transfers.
As a former social worker and certified personal trainer turned money manager and author, he has found that retirement is among the most fascinating, yet least understood, phases of life. As a result, he has develop a powerful message to tackle the mental, social, spiritual, and financial aspects of retirement. All of his work reflects his ground-breaking efforts to challenge the status quo of traditional retirement planning and help people create a No-Regrets Retirement Plan!