About the Author

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Tom Scott is the owner and founder of Dividends Diversify. He has researched, written, and published all of the online content for Dividends Diversify since 2017.

Tom aims to leverage his personal and professional experience to help clients reach their full potential.

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His articles have been featured in:

Fox Business

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Simply Investing


Hands-on business leader experienced in:

  • Strategy development
  • Planning and goal-setting
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Treasury
  • Information technology
  • Human resources
  • Relocation assistance
  • Business processes
  • Risk management
  • Investment management

40 years of investing experience, including:

  • Publicly traded stocks
  • Bonds
  • Mutual funds
  • ETFs
  • Equity in privately-held businesses
  • Real estate

Tom often writes about his investing passion: dividend investing, dividend stocks, and investing for passive income.

Varied professional work background encompassing:

  • Publicly traded companies
  • Privately held and family-owned businesses
  • Management consulting
  • Entrepreneurial and start-up businesses
  • Personal coaching and development
  • Academia-graduate business school lecturer

Education And Certification

B.S. Accounting: Northern Illinois University

M.S. Accounting with a secondary emphasis in personal financial planning and investments: Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

Certified Public Accountant

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Or you can visit Dividend Diversify’s home page to check out a sampling of some of Tom’s most popular articles.

Dividends Diversify Home Page

Contact Information

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The best way to contact Tom is by email here:

dividendsdiversify (at) gmail (dot) com

Please note: Dividends Diversify does not accept guest post articles or requests for links to other websites. These inquiries will go unanswered.

Dividends Diversify’s home office is located at:

2206 N. Main Street, Suite #140
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (800) 605-5129

Disclosure & Disclaimer

Nothing published on this site should be considered individual investment, financial, tax, or real estate advice. This site’s only purpose is general information & entertainment. Thus, neither the author nor Dividends Diversify can be held liable for losses suffered by any party because of the information published on this website. Finally, all written content is the property of Dividends Diversify LLC. Unauthorized publication elsewhere is strictly prohibited.