Scott Marsh has been referred to as America’s Financial Advisor and Educator. He is considered one of the foremost thought leaders in the financial services industry and hopes to share his knowledge with others so they can create a legacy of financial prosperity. He is the founder of Scott Marsh Financial and is a dedicated financial advisor. For the last 30 years, he has been teaching financial and business classes at Brigham Young University and taught pre-licensing and continuing education courses to financial professionals across the United States.
Scott grew up in a neighborhood on the west side of Salt Lake City called Rose Park, a – modest blue-collar community. He is the son of Mearle and Virginia Marsh and has 5 brothers and 2 sisters. One of Scott’s childhood friends was the renowned business innovation thinker and Harvard Business School professor, Clayton Christensen. Clayton and Scott along with their friends found an abandoned canoe that they turned into the “Jordan River Yacht Club.” They grew up in a working-class neighborhood that was full of ideas and big imaginations. From an early age, Scott learned to multiply meager resources into large future values, something he now calls “Million Dollar Choices™.”
Scott holds several financial advisory designations and degrees including his Masters of Business Administration (MBA), his Masters of Science in Financial Services (MSFS), the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). Scott is the only individual in the history of the American College to qualify for and receive the ChFC, the CLU, and the MSFS in a single annual convocation.
Scott has authored three textbooks for the tax, investment, and insurance classes. He has three new books nearing publication, America’s Financial Future, The Newest Greatest Generation, and More Money Than You Will Ever Need.
When he’s not teaching and advising, Scott is spending time with his 5 sons and 7 grandchildren.