Sylvia Portercolumnist, author
Birthplace: Patchogue, Long Island, N.Y.
In 1931 Sylvia Field Feldman married a banker, Reed Porter. The following year she graduated from Hunter College. Porter became an expert on government bonds while working at a Wall Street investment firm and taking classes. In 1934 she began publishing a newsletter on the government bond market and one year later she started writing a financial column in the New York Post. She later became the paper's financial reporter. In 1978 Porter switched her column to the New York Daily News. She also wrote a number of books on money management, including the 1975 best seller, Sylvia Porter's Money Book. In 1984 she launched Sylvia Porter's Personal Finance Magazine.Died: 1991
Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Sylvia Porter from Infoplease:
Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71