Wade Dokken

Male, Person

1960 –


Who is Wade Dokken?

Wade Dokken is an American financial writer and businessman.

Wade Dokken was raised in rural North Dakota and attended the University of North Dakota, where he studied political science and journalism. After graduating, Dokken became an account executive at Paine Webber. Gaining knowledge and expertise in annuities, Dokken went on to become the National Sales Manager at American Skandia. After being named CEO of American Skandia in 2000, Dokken partnered with Goldman Sachs to guide the sale of the company to Prudential Financial in 2003 for $1.2 billion.

Wade Dokken is the author of New Century, New Deal, How to Turn Your Wages into Wealth through Social Security Choice. The book criticizes the Social Security system for being unsustainable and suggests individuals invest in private accounts such as annuities, stocks, and bonds.

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Mar 3, 1960
  • University of North Dakota

on July 23, 2013


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