Paul Mladjenovic is an author, national speaker, consultant and educator. 

He is a CFP Board Emeritus (R)  member as of January 2024. He was a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) practitioner for 36 years from June 1985 to March 2021.

Since 1981, his specialties have been investing, financial planning and home business issues. During those 40-plus years, he has helped thousands of students and readers build wealth through his nationwide seminars, workshops, conferences and coaching program.

Since 2000, Paul has authored…

* Stock Investing For Dummies (7th edition coming June 2024)

* AI Investing For Dummies (coming March 2024)

* Factor Investing For Dummies (co-authored) 

* Investing in Gold and Silver For Dummies

* Affiliate Marketing For Dummies (co-authored)

* Zero-Cost Marketing

* Precious Metals Investing For Dummies

* Job Hunter’s Encyclopedia

* Micro-Entrepreneurship For Dummies

* High-Level Investing For Dummies

He has done many popular seminars such as “The $50 Wealth-Builder,” “Ultra-Investing with Options” and the “Home Business Goldmine” among others. The full details on his (downloadable) financial & business start-up seminars are found at (SEMINARs tab)

He has been interviewed or referenced by numerous media sources such as Comcast, CNN, MarketWatch, Bloomberg, Newsmax, Fox Business,, Futures Magazine,,, and many more. Paul was born in a communist country (Yugoslavia) and he came to the United States in 1963. This is why he refers to himself as a ”Raving Capitalist.” This background helps him understand the “big picture” so that he can provide better guidance and forecasts for his clients, students and readers.

Since 2000, He has built a reputation as an accurate economics and market forecaster. Paul’s long record includes accurate forecasts for the Housing Bubble, Energy crisis, the “great recession,” the rise of precious metals and much more.

As a national speaker, Paul has done over 2,500 national seminars and workshops since 1983. He emphasizes a “two-pronged” approach to wealth-building. “Passive wealth-building” which means having your money work for you (with investing / financial strategies) and “Active wealth-building” strategies such as starting your own home business or other active business part-time activity.