An invaluable primer to the world of investing How to Make Money Work for You Instead of You Working for It speaks directly to the African American investor seeking more knowledge about what is happening on Wall Street. Written by fund manager William Thomason, this comprehensive guide provides solid investment advice that readers can use to get into the investment arena and make their money work for them. How to Make Money Work For You Instead of You Working for It covers only the most important investment issues. Readers are first introduced to the basics of investing and then shown how to create an investment plan that can work for them. Easily accessible and informative, this book is a valuable resource for readers looking to take their first steps in the world of investing. William Thomason III is the founder, President, and Chief Investment Officer of Thomason Capital Management, LLC, a San Francisco - based investment management firm providing investment management services. He currently manages two funds: the SRI Equity Fund and the Covenant Partners Fund, L. P.
William E. Thomason is a professional money manager who manages both traditional and alternative investments for his firm as its Chief Investment Officer. He currently serves on the board of three private companies, is a member of NASP (National Association of Securities Professionals), and is the founder of the Wall Street Wizards Urban Financial Literacy Program and The Wall Street West Financial Literacy Fund, a non-profit organization bringing financial literacy and career opportunities to urban youth. He also serves as a consultant to a $75 million Community Development Venture Capital Fund?investing in privately held inner-city businesses?and is a founding member of Urban Economy, a nonprofit membership network dedicated to fostering innovation in urban communities. Thomason has appeared in numerous financial publications such as Black Enterprise, Smart Money, Barron's and the Wall Street Journal. He has also received numerous awards in acknowledgment of his professional and civic achievements. Thomason is a popular speaker and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.