Harvard educated George Kinder has revolutionized financial advice for over thirty years training over 3000 professionals in 30 countries in the field of Life Planning, a method considered to be the gold standard for adviser-client relationship skills.
In addition to his new book A Golden Civilization (due out 2018), he has written three books on money: The Seven Stages of Money Maturity, Lighting the Torch, and Life Planning for You, one on mindfulness: Transforming Suffering into Wisdom, as well as a book of photography and poetry: A Song for Hana.
Kinder has been named “One of the 35 most influential people in financial services,” “One of the top Icons & Innovators in the financial planning industry,” “the first of 15 transformational advisors whose vision most changed the industry” and has been inducted into the Financial Planning Magazine Hall of Fame. Most recently he was awarded the Transparency Trophy by the Transparency Task Force.
His expertise has been featured in: The Financial Times, New Model Adviser, Forbes, Time Magazine, FP Today, The Journal of Financial Planning, Investment News, and The New York Times among many others.
Kinder has given speeches widely, including at Harvard, Boston College, Coventry University, Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, Charles Schwab, Allianz, AXA Netherlands, The Financial Planning Association, The Personal Finance Society, and The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. His audiences can be found in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, India, Australia, South Africa, and the Netherlands.