About the Author

Music and finance are generally seen as diametrically opposed disciplines.  Not so according to the author of Money Music 101.

Clemens Kownatzki is an investment advisor and a former musician. He can relate to the world of finance from an artist's perspective and is therefore uniquely qualified to teach personal finance in a way that makes sense to someone who has little or no experience with money matters.

As an executive and market practitioner for two decades, he has some unique insights into the world of finance.  He frequently shares these insights at his investment blog fxinvestmentstrategies.com and as a contributing author at SeekingAlpha.com and BusinessInsider.com.

Clemens earned his M.B.A. degree from the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

But he is also an experienced and passionate musician of many years. He graduated from Musician's Institute, Los Angeles in 1987 and was nominated Outstanding Guitar Player of the Year Award Winner.

He currently lives in California with his wife and two children.