Phil DeMuth is an investment advisor. He was valedictorian of his class at the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1972, and then went on for his master’s in communication and Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
Phil is the author of nine books on investing, most co-authored with his friend, economist Ben Stein, and some of which have been New York Times bestsellers. His latest book is The Overtaxed Investor: Slash Your Tax Bill & Be a Tax Alpha Dog.
A psychologist and investment advisor, Phil has written for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes, the Journal of Financial Planning, Human Behavior and Psychology Today.
His opinions have been quoted in the New York Times, the Financial Times, Yahoo! Finance, On Wall Street, Fortune, Research Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, Motley Fool, theStreet.com, and Playboy. He has been seen on various TV shows, including Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange, On the Money, Squawk Box and Closing Bell, as well as Fox & Friends, and Wall Street Week..
For his day job, Phil runs Conservative Wealth Management LLC.