Carrie Coghill Kuntz New Spokesperson for, An Educational Website about Credit Fraud and Identity Theft

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Financial Professional/Author to Be Editorial Contributor

The Winner's Circle IV: Wealth Management Insights From America's Best Financial Advisors.

Carrie Coghill Kuntz , president of D.B. Root & Company, has added contributing editor and spokesperson for to her credits. The insights she offers on will be focused on helping educate readers about budgets, credit scores, credit fraud and other issues that affect their daily financial lives.

"We are living in tumultuous financial times, making it more challenging to manage budgets," Kuntz says. "I hope to use this opportunity to educate a broader audience and inform the general public on ways to increase their Credit IQ. For example: Do people know and understand their credit scores and reports? Do they understand the true importance of paying bills on time? Do they understand when, where and how they spend their money? These are key questions for which people need to have answers. provides easy access to the information they need."

About Carrie Coghill Kuntz
Carrie Coghill Kuntz is a co-author of the books "The Newlyweds' Guide to Investing & Personal Finance" and "What's Your Investing IQ", as well as a contributor to the book "Getting Started in 401(k) Investing."

As one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance, she is regularly quoted in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Money Magazine, Dow Jones,, Woman's Day and Working Mother. Carrie is a regular commentator on CNBC.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ professional, Carrie is president and co-founder of D. B. Root & Company, a family wealth management firm established in 1994 and based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Carrie is a registered representative of Commonwealth Financial Network (member FINRA/SIPC), a licensed insurance agent and a registered investment adviser.

She has been recognized for her outstanding achievements and positive impact on the financial industry. Recent honors include:

Top 50 Most Influential Women in Wealth Management, Wealth Manager Magazine - April 2009. Selection was based on qualitative factors including leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, business acumen, community service and dedication.

America's Top 100 Financial Advisors, Barron's Magazine - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Awardees were chosen by the following criteria: assets under management, firm's revenues and profits, regulatory record and quality of customer service. %u2028

"Winner's Circle" member (since 2005) and Top 40 Female Advisors (in 2004), Research Magazine. Winner's Circle, an independent organization, vetted each nominated advisor through a host of quantitative and qualitative standards including assets managed, revenues, experience levels, compliance records, discussion with management, customer satisfaction and client retention.

In 2005, Ms. Coghill-Kuntz was featured in the book "The Winner's Circle IV: Wealth Management Insights From America's Best Financial Advisors."

D.B. Root & Company headquarters:
3100 Koppers Building
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1818

Toll-Free: 1-888-227-0913
Phone: 412-227-2800
Fax: 412-227-2805
Email: info (at)

Note: Ms. Coghill-Kuntz does not provide financial advice on


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