Currently

Financial Consultant/Financial Wellness Coach

Resides In

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Education

Temple University

Expertise

Credit Cards, Debt, Financial Planning, Insurance, Investing, Student Loans, Personal Finance, Retirement, Taxes, Trading

Company Info

TIAA

Summary

  • Member of Investopedia's Financial Review Board
  • Current CFP professional and in good standing with CFP Board
  • CFA candidate
  • Financial consultant at TIAA with past experience at TD Ameritrade and Vanguard
  • Has provided more than 300 individual financial counseling sessions and over half a dozen virtual webinars.

Experience

Samantha Silberstein is a financial consultant with TIAA who works with employees from non-profit and higher education organizations. Her day-to-day is filled with 1-on-1 conversations about 401(k)s, 403(b)s, ERISA guidelines, IRAs, student loans, tracking spending, creating budgets, debt repayment strategies, pretax/Roth contributions/savings, and other non-retirement saving options/vehicles.

She has previous experience at firms such as TD Ameritrade, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Vanguard where her experience ranged from RIA relationship management, fixed income sales and trading, fund management, and brokerage operations.

Throughout her career, Samantha has used her expertise and various licenses and certifications to provide in-depth advice about investing, credit cards, debt, loans, taxes, retirement, and financial planning. Additionally, her state-level insurance certification has allowed her to provide a wholistic approach to personal finance that includes life, accident, and health insurance.

Education

Samantha completed her undergraduate degree at Temple University where she majored in Economics and received a minor in Business. Outside of being a CFP professional, she is a FINRA Series 7 and 63 licensed holder, State of California life, accident, and health insurance licensed agent, and CFA Level 2 candidate.