Eric J. Robbins is a charter financial analyst charterholder and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant. He holds a bachelor’s in accounting as well as an MBA. He began his professional career working for 17 years with a regional investment advisory firm. He specialized in managing investments for retirees and helping them plan for various retirement contingencies. During the last four years of his tenure as a full-time investment advisor, he also taught corporate finance and retirement planning as an adjunct faculty member at Penn State Behrend’s Sam and Irene Black School of Business. He loved teaching so much that he switched roles and now works with clients on a part-time basis while teaching full-time at Penn State Behrend and in the award-winning Penn State World Campus.