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Mittra, Sid

Sid Mittra Emeritus Professor of Finance, Oakland University

Sid Mittra, PhD, CFP®, is emeritus professor of finance at Oakland University. He is a past member of the CFP Board. Mittra is in several prestigious listings, including InternationalAuthors’ Who’s Who, American Men of Science, and Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.

Mittra is the author of more than a dozen books, including Practicing Financial Planning for Professionals and CFP Aspirants (SAGE, 2016, 12th Edition). For many years, he published a weekly newspaper article on personal financial planning topics for The Oakland Press (MI) and The Macomb Daily (MI). His professional articles have appeared in the Journal of Accountancy, Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Planning, Personal Financial Planning, and American Economic Review. Mittra is widely quoted in Money magazine, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Financial Advisor, and other magazines and newspapers.

Mittra established and operated a boutique financial consulting firm, Coordinated Financial Planning, subsequently changing the name to Mittra & Associates, for over three decades. He uniquely combines conceptual and theoretical knowledge in financial management with communicative skills. He frequently speaks on financial economics, money, and financial management. He also advises corporations, partnerships, and closely held corporations.