Bonnie Kirchner (Marion, MA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), holds a B.S. in Financial Counseling and Planning from Purdue and a Masters degree in Taxation from Bentley University. For several years, she was a fixture on the Boston radio and television scene, providing financial information to millions of people. She was also married to Brad Bleidt, a charming, clever financial advisor who ran one of the country's largest Ponzi investment scams before Madoff, giving her extraordinary personal insight into both scammers and their unwitting victims.
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