Michael “Bart” Mathews is a successful entrepreneur, published author, Certified Life Coach, motivational speaker, and real estate investor. He is dedicated and committed to providing Personal Financial Literacy education via books, workshops and online programs along with providing entertaining and exciting books for pleasure reading.
Michael is an advocate for giving back to the community because he believes that with success comes a greater responsibility to help and serve others. He is committed to donating proceeds from his book sales to the community.
Early in his career, Michael experienced financial setbacks which motivated him to learn how to take control of his personal finances. Michael was inspired to write his first book to share with others his newfound knowledge on how to improve your personal finances.
Michael self-published his first book, the first edition of Financial Speaking: The Best Improvement Starts with Self-Improvement in 2008. After the economic collapse in 2008, he was compelled to enhance and expand the content of his first book. His goal was to further help educate and motivate, the millions of people who loss their homes, jobs and savings, to take control of their personal finances. He self-published the second edition of Financially Speaking: The Best Improvement Starts with Self-Improvement-Create Your Own Economic Stimulus Plan in 2015.
He is a native of Chicago, Illinois and grew up on the south side where his basketball career began at Hirsch High School as part of the 1973 Boys Class AA Illinois State Basketball Championship Team. He played basketball at Lincoln University, UW Parkside and the European League.
As an Author he writes both fiction and non-fiction books to educate and entertain. Michael is busy working on his next two manuscripts which will be available in the near future.
Michael and his wife Robbie reside in Illinois and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Michael is available for book signings, financial literacy workshops and speaking engagements.
“When Opportunity and Preparedness Meet, The By-Product Is Success” – Michael “Bart” Mathews