Michael Kay is President of Financial Focus, LLC, an Independent Registered Investment Advisory firm based in Livingston, New Jersey.
An executive in the financial services industry since 1976, Michael is a Certified Public Accountant, a Registered Investment Advisor, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. In 1985, he left public accounting for a career in financial services.
Michael serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching income tax at New York University's CFP(R) Certification program. He has also taught at Fairleigh Dickenson University in the same capacity.
Most recently his own education and training has been in Financial Life Planning through Money Quotient. He has also attended the Kinder Institute’s 2-day program, “Seven Stages of Money Maturity.” Michael now applies this training to empower his clients. “Life planning goes beyond numbers,” he says. “It’s not just about making money and investing money, but about using the money to fulfill your dreams.”
Michael is a regular speaker at industry events and public forums on financial planning and is frequently called upon to offer commentary on issues related to personal finance. He is a member of the Loring Ward Advisory Board and serves as president of the Money Quotient Advisory Board. <