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Phil Ferguson has been an investment advisor representative since 1996 and is the president of Polaris Financial Planning LLC.

Phil is also a long time activist in the secular movement. He has been on the board of The Secular Student Alliance and Atheist Alliance International. He is an active member of many of the national organizations and has helped start three local groups. Phil also gives talks to local groups and Large conventions. He has presented at TAM (The Amazing Meeting) and Skepticon – just to name a few. (more listed below)

Learn more about investing by reading some of the Investing Skeptically blog posts.

Phil gives talks on many subjects:

-Homeopathy and the power of 10

-Science Based Investing – How Science and Reason can help you make money and reduce risk.

-Socially Responsible Mutual Funds

-Breaking The Cycle – Helping Kids out of Religion

-Atheism 101

-The Bible according to LEGOs

-Vaccines and the rise of the anti-vax movement

Phil’s company Polaris Financial Planning gives at least 10% of gross revenue to promote the secular movement. Polaris was the only corporate sponsor for the Reason Rally and he supports many conventions each year – Logicon, Reason in the Rock, Apostacon, Skepticon and Humanism at Work are a few examples.

List of Past and Future events!

Skepticon November 12-15, 2015 – Springfield, MO

Atheist Alliance of America October 15-18, 2015 – Atlanta, GA

Seekerfest October 10-11, 2015 – Saint Charles, Missouri

Apostacon September 18-20, 2015

St. Louis Skepticamp August 22, 2015

Gateway to Reason 2015 July 31, 2015- Saint Loius

Chicago Skepticamp May 31, 2015

Kentucky Freethought Convention May 29-30, 2015

ReasonCon April 25 2015 – Hickory, NC

American Atheist Convention April 2-5, 2015 – Memphis, TN

Reason in The Rock March 14, 2015 – Little Rock, AR

Texas Secular Convention Feb 27-Mar 1, 2015

Skepticon 7 – 2014

Apostacon 2014

Skeptics of OZ 2015

Humanism at Work 2014

2014 American Atheist Convention

2014 Logicon

2014 Chicago Skepticamp

Skepticon 6 – 2013

Skepticon 5 – 2012

Madison Freethought Festival – 2012

Skeptics of OZ – 2012

Reason Rally – 2012

2012 American Atheist Convention

Skepticamp Chicago 2012

Corporate sponsor for Atheist Nexus.

Skepticon 4

JREF in the classroom

2011 American Atheist Convention

Skepticon 3

Skepchicamp Chicago 2010


The Phil Ferguson Show (part of the Secular Media Network)!

Skepticism, Atheism, Investment philosophies, Economics, Politics all in one show!

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Phone: 217-597-1516

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