Kent is a Certified Financial Planner and serial entrepreneur who helps individuals and businesses achieve their financial goals. He runs his own investment advisory firm, Atlantic Capital Investments, and has spent more than two decades in the financial services industry.
Kent has been the Mutual Funds Expert for The Balance (and prior to that, About.com) since 2011.
Kent has 20 years of experience as an investment advisor and financial planner, and is the owner of in Hilton Head Island, SC, serving clients all over the U.S. Prior to this, Kent was the Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor at American Pensions, Inc, a regional pension consulting firm.
Kent is also an accomplished writer and has been featured in numerous online publications, including MarketWatch, The Motley Fool, Kiplinger, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq.com, Investorplace.com, The Balance, Fit Small Business, The Big Picture, and Get Rich Slowly.
Kent earned his CFP from The Certified Financial Board of Standards in 2008 and his Master's degree in Business Administration from The Citadel in 2009.
He has also attained the Qualified Financial Plan Consultant designation, Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, and the Life, Accident & Health insurance license.
Kent received a bachelor's degree in Music and Business from Middle Tennessee State University in 1991.
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