Author: Mikel Van Cleve

Mikel Van Cleve is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Advice Director for USAA. He is a native of Conway, AR and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Liberty University. Mikel also has a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi. Mikel has 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to entering the financial services industry, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Mikel’s daily focus has been to help families work towards their goals and his advice has appeared in numerous outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press,, and Business Insider. He writes personal finance blogs for the Ask USAA member community and participates in the USAA Money Drill podcasts. Outside of work, Mikel enjoys spending time with his wife and children and rooting for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Go Hogs!

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