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Jared Kizer is the director of investment strategy for The BAM ALLIANCE, a community of more than 130 independent wealth management firms located throughout the United States. Jared first started with BAM ALLIANCE member firm Buckingham Asset Management in 2003, serving as an investment advisor associate, then investment advisor until 2008. He spent two years with NISA Investment Advisors as an investment strategies analyst before rejoining Buckingham in 2010.

In 2008, Jared co-authored the book The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need with financial author Larry Swedroe. Jared has written several articles on topics including retirement planning and investment policy. His work has been published in The Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Indexes and

Jared lives in St. Louis, MO with his wife Lezlie and two sons Carson and Owen. When not blogging or working, Jared enjoys playing guitar, listening to music and watching sports (particularly University of Tennessee football and basketball and the Tennessee Titans).

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Jared Kizer
Director of
Investment Strategy
BAM Advisor Services
(see bio)