James L. Paris is an early adopter of cryptocurrency and founder of BitcoinBloodHound.com. He made his first purchase of Bitcoin in 2012. Paris is the author of more than thirty books, including Living Financially Free, Money Management for Those Who Don’t Have Any, The 100 Best Investments for Your Retirement, and Exposing the Ponzi Masters. He is a graduate of the College for Financial Planning and has owned and operated a wide array of financial firms, including a nationwide broker-dealer and investment adviser, a mortgage brokerage, a real estate brokerage, and a publishing company. He has participated in the public and private securities offerings of more than 100 companies, and worked for more than a decade as a private portfolio manager.

Paris presently hosts Jim Paris Live, a nationwide radio show on the Genesis Communications Network (JimParisRadio.com). Paris has been a “regular” in national and worldwide financial media for more than three decades, appearing on a wide variety of well-known programs and media outlets, including Fox News Channel, The 700 Club, Coast To Coast AM, Daystar Television, Moody Radio Network, and countless others. Prior to hosting his own syndicated television show and numerous national radio broadcasts, he was the regular guest host of the nationwide Charles J. Givens radio program. He also served as a financial commentator for the Orlando CBS affiliate in the late 1980s.

Paris is a third-degree black in Taekwondo, a women’s self defense instructor, NRA firearms instructor, and an accomplished trumpet player. Jim has been married to his wife, Ann, for 31 years. They have three adult children and two dogs, and live in Palm Coast, Florida.