Mark J. Higgins, CFA, CFP, is an author, financial historian, and frequent contributor to Enterprising Investor. His work draws from his upcoming book, Investing in U.S. Financial History. For those interested in receiving updates on the book and his research, you can subscribe to his free newsletter. Prior to writing Investing in U.S. Financial History, Higgins served as a senior investment consultant for more than 12 years. In this role, he advised the trustees of large pension plans, foundations, endowments, and insurance reserves that had aggregate assets of more than $60 billion. As a consultant, he discovered that understanding financial history proved much more valuable than tracking the latest economic data. He also discovered that there was no single book that recounted the complete financial history of the United States. Investing in U.S. Financial History seeks to fill this void. The book will be published and distributed by the Greenleaf Book Group and will be available for purchase online and in bookstores in February 2024.
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