Larry Short received a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University in 1981 and obtained his accounting designation in 1988 and started working with RBC Dominion Securities. After rising through the ranks to become a Vice President first at RBC Dominion Securities and then at TD Waterhouse PIA, Larry started ShortFinancial in 2008. He also achieved a number of professional designations through the years. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Investment Manager, as well as a Portfolio Manager. He is also the author of In Short: Secrets to Make Your Dollars Grow and In Short: Successful Investing During Turbulent Times. Outside of work, Larry is an avid reader and loves to travel, do yoga, and spend time with his family. He was born and raised in Carbonear, NL.