Twila Slesnick is an Enrolled agent who specializes in tax and investment planning for retirees and prospective retirees, and does pension plan consulting for individuals and small businesses. She has conducted numerous seminars throughout the U.S. in the areas of retirement and tax planning. Slesnick has been featured on television and radio programs across the country and in publications including Money Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and Consumer Reports. She is the author (with John Suttle) of IRAs, 401(K)s and Other Retirement Plans: Taking Your Money Out (nolo). Slesnick has a bachelor's, master's and Ph.D., all from the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in Dublin, California.