The Finance Buff

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The Finance Buff
Born Harry Sit
Occupation Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, Author
Notable work Explore TIPS
Website The Finance Buff

The Finance Buff a.k.a. TFB is a pseudonym used by a blogger who writes a blog by the same name at He has been sharing his thoughts and experience about personal finance with online readers since 2006. Today, more than 50,000 people visit his blog in any month.

— from Editor review at Amazon[1]

TFB joined the Bogleheads Forum in 2007 as its 5th registered user. He is the author of the chapter on defined benefit pension plans in Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning (John Wiley & Sons, 2009). He also regularly contributes to the forum and wiki.

TFB holds an MBA degree in Finance. He has a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

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  1. Amazon editor review