Sean Ross

Sean Ross is Director of Business Development at Financial Poise™, an education and training website for investors, attorneys, accountants, and business owners/executives. He also operates an independent business consulting and writing practice. Mr. Ross earned degrees in Economics and Political Economy from Regis University, where he specialized in monetary policy and theory. Sean previously worked as a bankruptcy specialist, consultant, broker and financial advisor. He is a frequent contributor to many financial websites and contributes regular content for audiences in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

  1. Managing Wealth

    Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics: Which Is More Useful for Investment?

    Find out why investors are better off ignoring macroeconomic forecasts, and should instead focus on the lessons that microeconomics ...
  2. FA Relevant

    CAIA vs. CFA: How Are They Different?

    Find out how the CAIA and CFA designations differ, including which professionals should seek either title based on their ...
  3. High Net Worth Strategy

    VTIVX: Overview of Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Fund

    Learn about the Vanguard Target Retirement 2045 Fund, a mixed-allocation fund designed for mutual fund investors who plan ...
  4. Career / Compensation

    Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Accountant

    Read an in-depth comparison between a career as a financial analyst and a career as an accountant, including how to determine ...
  5. High Net Worth Strategy

    What Distinguished Financial Services Sector from the Banks?

    Learn about the difference between the banking industry and the financial services sector and how to distinguish financial ...
  6. Retirement Savings

    My Employer Doesn't Offer a 401(k). Should I Care?

    Find out what do if your employer doesn't offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan, including alternative investment options ...
  7. Markets & Economy

    What are the Best Measurements of Economic Growth

    Learn how economists and statisticians track economic growth and why GDP might not be the best measurement of real economic ...
  8. Markets & Economy

    Is the United States considered a Market Economy or a Mixed Economy?

    The United States has always been a mixed economy, although there were periods in U.S. history when it was closer to a true ...
  9. Mutual Funds

    A Closer Look at Passive Vs. Active Management

    Find out what the data has to say about the passive management vs. active management debate, and why there isn't necessarily ...
  10. Retirement Living

    What Does It Cost to Retire in the Philippines?

    Find out why the Philippines rates as one of the cheapest retirement spots in the world and why many choose to spend their ...
  11. Commodities

    How does the price of oil affect the stock market?

    Read about how the price of oil might impact the stock market and why economists have not been able to find a strong correlation ...
  12. Budgeting & Savings

    Student Loan Forgiveness: How Does it Work?

    With student loan debt at an all-time high, more graduates are considering loan forgiveness programs.
  13. Retirement Living

    How can I increase my standard of living in my retirement years?

    Find out how to plan for retirement, target a standard of living and improve your financial situation once you've already ...
  14. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What are some historical examples of debt securitization?

    Find out how debt securitization started, how it works and why the government facilitated the mortgage-backed security market ...
  15. Budgeting & Savings

    How much money should I have in a savings account?

    Read a brief outline of the purpose of savings accounts, emergency funds and how to determine how much money to store for ...