Bonnie Kirchner is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ practitioner with a Master of Science degree in Taxation from Bentley University in Waltham, MA.  Ms. Kirchner received her Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Counseling and Planning from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and has been practicing since 1990.  Early in Bonnie’s career she became passionate about educating individuals on financial topics. A frequent speaker on retirement, estate, long-term care, investing, and education planning concepts in the Boston area, she also contributed financial content to various publications and radio programming.  Ms. Kirchner eventually began hosting the financial talk show “Handling Change” and most recently co-anchored “Early Exchange”, a morning drive business magazine heard on Boston’s business radio station.  Ms. Kirchner also served as the financial reporter for Boston’s CBS affiliate, delivering financial information each weekday morning, live from the Boston Stock Exchange.