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Bob attended La Salle College High School. and after matriculating, enrolled at La Salle University, graduating with a degree in economics in 1964, before attending Temple University for his master’s degree. He studied communications and finance, before becoming an anchor with Philadelphia radio station KYW in 1966.
Four years later, Bob joined Provident National Bank where he worked as a portfolio manager. In 1973, he then became a part of New Jersey National Bank as an investment officer, and during this time he also worked as an adjunct professor of finance in Rider College. The following year, he became the vice president and investment counselor of the Bank of New York, a position he held for seven years before becoming the US chief investment officer at the Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance. He is also a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute.
While doing financial work in the 1970s, Bob hosted weekend radio talk shows as part of WWDB and WCAU – he also did play-by-play for Villanova and La Salle college basketball games. In 1981, he was first hired by New York City based WMCA to host an investment talk show. Five years later, he then started “Moneytalk” with ABC Radio, and it would become very successful, elevating his net worth significantly. The show would become a nationally syndicated program, airing on over 200 radio stations and then the internet. The show talks a lot about finances and how to help people with their investment problems. He also started the newsletter called “Marketimer” which, as the name denotes, covers market timing. It also talks about mutual fund recommendations and the Federal Reserve policy. The radio show continues to air on Sundays, helping Bob’s continued rise in net worth.
In 2014, Bob was named as part of talkers.com’s list of 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts of All Time. He also co-founded the investment management company called BJ Group which is part of Centurion Capital Management, and is associated with the “Brinker Fixed Income Advisor” publication as a consultant, being involved with the publication since its inception.
For his personal life, it is known that Bob is married and has three children. He lives in Henderson, Nevada, and has also spent time living in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
- Net Worth: $25 Million
- Date Of Birth: 1941
- Place Of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
- Profession: Radio host
- Education: La Salle University
- Nationality: American