Tisa L. Silver is an educator, philanthropist, and the award-winning author of The Time Value of Life, with a passion for inspiring others to become lifelong learners and community servants. Tisa is a double graduate of University of Delaware’s Alfred E. Lerner College of Business and Economics and, at age 24, joined the University’s faculty as an Instructor of Finance with emphasis on Corporate Finance and Investments.
After five years in the academic sector, Tisa sought to broaden her scope and share her valuable life lessons with a larger audience via The Time Value of Life, her innovative book adaptation of the popular financial formula, the Time Value of Money (TVM). The Time Value of Life is a truly personal finance book that examines the many parallels between time and money, and compels readers to become active investors in their own lives. It is with the mantra “Stop spending time. Start investing it,” that Tisa prescribes a value-added approach to living each day.
Tisa is a highly regarded public speaker known for her clear, concise delivery and nurturing teaching style. From classrooms to correctional facilities, from basketball courts to boardrooms, she has gained praise for her ability to decode the language and dynamics of investing, transforming seemingly complicated topics into relevant and tangible insights for everyday use.
Tisa has served as a writer and reviewer of personal finance and investments content for online outlets including Forbes, Investopedia, and BET. She is a frequent financial commentator and contributor whose work has been featured in MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Ladies’ Home Journal, ESSENCE and TIME Magazine to name a few.
A native of Prince George’s County, Maryland, Tisa is the current associate director of financial education and wellness at University of Maryland, Baltimore.