About Blain Reinkensmeyer


Blain Reinkensmeyer

Managing Partner

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Blain Reinkensmeyer is Co-Founder and Partner at Reink Media Group. He is also a writer on finance and stock trading at StockBrokers.com. Blain is widely respected as a leading expert on finance and investing, specifically the U.S. online brokerage industry. Blain has over 20 years of trading experience and as an expert voice on the investment industry has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fast Company, among others.

At the young age of 22, Blain was honored as part of Crain's Detroit Business' Top 20 in their 20s, 2009 class.

Blain has authored a wide range of educational articles covering the finance and investing industry. He draws inspiration from his conversations with everyday traders and industry leaders alike.

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Blain founded the site StockTrader.com, now housed on investor.com, which began as a personal blog in 2007 and has become a widely consulted educational resource for traders of all experience levels. Blain's numerous stock trading educational articles have been read over 20 million times over the past decade.

At Stockbrokers.com Blain co-authors many of the site's articles and guides and is credited with creating the website's original scoring rubric for analyzing trading platforms. He has also contributed significantly to Reink Media's other Reink Media Groupproperties, including ForexBrokers.comForexBrokers.com and investor.com.

Blain is married and lives in Troy, Michigan, with his wife and kids. He is a technology enthusiast who loves reading, ice hockey, and spending time with his family.

Meet Blain Reinkensmeyer of Reink Media Group and StockBrokers.com.

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