Ann Marsh

Ann Marsh

Senior Editor

Ann Marsh is Senior Editor and West Coast Bureau Chief of Financial Planning Magazine. She is also chair of the magazine's conference series, Women Advisors Forum. Prior to joining FP in late 2011, Ms. Marsh wrote a personal finance column for the Los Angeles Times for more than five years and, in the process, worked closely with financial planners. She is the co-author of several books including Copy This!, the autobiography of Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea. A former longtime staff writer with Forbes Magazine, in both New York and Los Angeles, Marsh worked on the Forbes 400 for two years and wrote both cover stories. A former freelance writer based both in Prague and in and around Los Angeles, Ms. Marsh’s work has appeared in dozens of publications and websites, including The New York Times, Fast Company, O The Oprah Magazine and her alumni magazine, Stanford Magazine. One of her 9/11 stories was excerpted as the introductory essay in a book published by Salon.

All Ann Marsh's Stories
We’ve brought together some of the best, brightest, and most experienced advisors to discuss a potpourri of topics to jump start the day and encourage further brainstorming and idea generation throughout the day and for use back in the office.…
Advisors have been racing to finish what some say is an unprecedented transfer of wealth.
In the overheated atmosphere of Silicon Valley, investors need to hedge their bets.
The academic landscape for financial planning is shifting rapidly. Here's where to find the next generation of advisors.
Our annual Influencer Awards honor six individuals whose contributions are pushing the field to new heights.
CPA teaches other accountants to also become planners.
A bitter dispute between a father and two of his children underscores how vital it is to review estate plans annually.
Advisors can bring great benefits to their clients through college savings plans. Here are 15 advantages and 13 notes of caution.
Advisors trying to persuade prospects about the benefits of planning can point to a new study of household financial decision-makers that shows those who have taken the time to put together a plan feel more confident and report more success managing savings and investments.