Michael Rubin

Writes the popular Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck blog.Has appeared in various media, including Fox News Chicago, CNN Money.com, latimes.com, The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney.com, Chicago Tribune, Financial Advisor Magazine, and Investment News. 


Michael Rubin is a former writer for Jacara. He covered retirement planning and investment strategies for almost three years. 

Rubin began his career with two of the former Big Six accounting firms before founding Total Candor LLC in 2005, a personal financial education company.

He took the position of Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of Sleepnet Corporation in 2010 where he served until 2017. 

Rubin has serve as Vice President of Commercial Operations with Amadeus IT Group since 2017.

Awards and Publications 
  • Author of the bestselling "Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck: A Conversation About Income, Wealth, and the Steps in Between." 


Rubin received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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