Charles Farrell, JD, LLM

Charles Farrell, JD, LLM, a former tax attorney who is an investment adviser at Northstar Investment Advisors, Denver. Previously, he cofounded Dorman Farrell, LLC, a Cleveland-based wealth-management firm. He writes a column for the CBS MoneyWatch Web site and is author of the forthcoming Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security (Avery). In 2006, The Wall Street Journal said his guidelines were among the best personal finance tools. www.yourmoneyratios.com.

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