Category Archive: In the News

David Bowie Downtown Denizen and Financial Innovator

Bowie martiak article

Click Here for Original article It was an early winter Monday morning in January, when I received word from my apartment that David Bowie passed-away, mere days after his 69Th birthday and the release of Blackstar. I was overcome by sadness and an obscure reality that my musical and creative inspiration since age 14 wouldn’t be accessible …

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10 Things Billionaires Won’t Tell You


What happens when so few control so much of the world’s wealth Original article by Quentin Fottrell of Market Watch/ WSJ > 1.“We just get richer and richer.” In 2013, the wealth of the world’s billionaires reached a record high — helped by 200 newcomers like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The 2013 Forbes Billionaires List names …

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Mark Martiak quoted in Reuters & Marketwatch

REUTERS U.S. Stocks – Wall Street Advances after Manufacturing Data (April 2, 2012) Click Here to Read More MarketWatch U.S. Stock Market’s Rise Leaves Many Behind (March 30, 2012) Click Here to Read More MarketWatch U.S. Stocks Extend Losing Stretch (March 22, 2012) Click Here to Read More

Featured in Financial Advisor Magazine!

I don’t usually blog about my press mentions, but this month I had a pretty cool feature in one of my industry’s most prominent publications. Financial Advisor Magazine interviewed me for a story on social media and how advisors are dealing with the opportunities and challenges it presents. As a blogger, I’ve always been an advocate of …

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