Are you setting yourself up for financial failure-disaster really-even though you often think about money? Are you headed for the financial death zone? Every generation has trials and adversities to conquer. However millennials today face a uniquely challenging environment. In this one-of-a-kind guidebook veteran world traveler and financial planning expert David Rosell takes you on an international journey that will inspire anyone with an independent spirit. Through his unique combination of adventure travel stories and practical financial advice Keep Climbing: A Millennial's Guide to Financial Planning reveals the foundation that's key to your long-term financial success while discovering the joy and experiences the world has to offer.
David Rosell's inspiration and zest for life have been shaped by a lifetime of international travel and adventure.
With a current tally of more than 65 countries on four different continents his quest for extreme travel has included hitchhiking from Nairobi to Capetown Africa and Peru to Tierra del Fuego in South America. He spent three weeks climbing the infamous peaks of the Nepalese Himalayas has lived tall amongst the pigmies of Uganda and was one of the privileged to partake in tearing down the Berlin Wall.
As a recipient of a Retirement Distribution Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business David excels making complicated financial planning topics easy to understand. He has been featured in two of the financial industry's leading publications Financial Advisor and Financial Planning magazine as well as on CNN Money Chicago Tribune US News & World Report FOX Business Yahoo! Finance and NPR.
His company Rosell Wealth Management was a select finalist in 2008 for the management of the $500 000 000 Oregon 529 College Fund.
An accomplished speaker David has addressed international audiences numbering in the thousands including the Million Dollar Roundtable® and Vistage Worldwide.
He's the past chairman of the Bend Oregon Chamber of Commerce and the City Club of Central Oregon.
His life in Bend is constantly inspired by his two children Sophie and Jack. When he's not working or parenting David indulges his passions for downhill skiing mountain biking paddleboarding and rock climbing.
"I learned so much about money and had a blast doing so. All millennials should read Keep Climbing so they don't get screwed. Plan hard now so you can play hard later." - Shari Brooks executive producer of MTV's "Ridiculousness"
"You always want to make your future bigger than your past but that's hard to do if you haven't put a sound financial plan in place. In Keep Climbing author and financial planner David Rosell shows you how to do that through his own adventure and travel stories."- Dan Sullivan founder of The Strategic Coach Inc.
"A team like ours wins the Major League Soccer Championship because of great coaching and focused preparation. David Rosell provides the education and motivation needed to take you to your financial finals." - Nat Borchers two-time MLS Soccer champion
"Keep Climbing is a must read for millennials seeking to jump-start their financial lives."- Don Yaeger New York Times best-selling author former associate editor of Sports Illustrated
"We all want to be front-runners when it comes to finances but only those of us who are motivated to do what it takes will get there. David Rosell's book will keep you climbing even when the going gets tough. - Roger Dawson author and Hall of Fame speaker
"Chasing financial freedom is a race we all participate in. Although it's a quad-burning uphill battle David Rosell's Keep Climbing will give you the edge as you pedal toward the finish line." - Adam Craig U.S. Olympic mountain biker
"We can all overcome challenges. Even though I'm legally blind I've always wanted to compete in the Iditarod. To make that happen I needed a good team of dogs and I had to learn a heck of a lot. If finding financial freedom sounds just as daunting to you arm yourself with the kind of critical information contained in David Rosell's book Keep Climbing and you'll make it to the finish line just like I did." - Rachael Scdoris Professional Sled Dog Racer author of No End In Sight Glamour Magazine Woman Of The Year- 2006