About David S. Meyers, CFP®
Started in the famed Arbitrage Group at Salomon Brothers in New York in 1993 and spent several years modeling complex structured fixed-income products, particularly focusing on mortgage-backed securities and the prepayment models. After that, various roles at a hedge fund and two institutional money management firms modeling securities and portfolios and focusing especially on risk management and quantitative measurement of security and portfolio performance.
In 2008, established Meyers Wealth Management as a fee-only planning firm dedicated to offering unbiased financial planning advice to everybody, primarily on an hourly basis at first, but later expanded to include retainer services and asset management services. In 2009, moved from Massachusetts to Palo Alto, California.
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