Tom Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author and nationally renowned financial planning expert. While traditional wealth management focuses primarily on client assets, Tom challenges conventional wisdom by demonstrating the Value of Debt in evaluating individuals’ complete financial picture.

Tom is the founder and CEO of Supernova Companies, a financial technology company that provides a comprehensive platform focused on managing both sides of an individual’s balance sheet. He has trained more than 10,000 financial advisors nationwide on how to implement his balanced, holistic wealth management strategies.

A former wealth management advisor, Tom was recognized as one of the top 40 advisors under 40 by On Wall Street Magazine and named five times by Barron’s Magazine as one of America’s Top 1,200 advisors: State by State. His first book, The Value of Debt, is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller and was named the #2 business book of 2013 by His second book, The Value of Debt in Retirement, has been featured in The NewYork Times, USA Today, Forbes, The Washington Post, CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg.

Tom has his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he achieved a double major in finance and international business. He is fluent in Spanish and has lived and worked in Spain and Mexico. His extensive academic studies at some of the top schools in finance and economics, international experiences, and institutional background deliver a unique perspective on global markets.

Tom lives in downtown Chicago with his three children and beautiful Goldendoodle, Harry, who is named after one of Tom’s greatest influences, Nobel Prize-winning economist Harry Markowitz.

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