Josh Felber Named “Best Personal Finance Expert” of 2014 by GoBankingRates

Josh Felber has just been awarded the title, “Best Personal Finance Expert” of 2014, edging out Warren Buffett, Suze Ormon, Dave Ramsey and several other leading personal finance experts.

Akron, OH – January 12, 2015 – Serial Entrepreneur Josh Felber is the President and CEO of JF Ventures, LLC, Functional Fitness Labs, LLC (CrossFit Akron), F2 Nutrition, LLC and 10X Digital Media, LLC, all based in Akron, Ohio. GoBankingRates recently concluded their 4th Annual competition for the “Best Personal Finance Expert.” Twelve leading personal finance “gurus” were selected by GoBankingRates to answer the question: “What is your best tip for achieving financial success in 2015?” The competition received more than 164,000 total votes from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31.

The race was a heated one between the top contenders, with expert Josh Felber eking out a win with the help of his fans, while Jeanette Pavini of and Robert Kiyosaki took second and third place, respectively. Other experts in the competition include Emma Johnson (RetailMeNot), Tiffany Aliche (The Budgetnista), Rachel Cruze, Sharon Epperson (CNBC), Dave Ramsey, Cameron Huddleston (Kiplinger),  Farnoosh Torabi, Suze Orman and Warren Buffett.

“The competition was a tough one, and it was an honor to compete against so many influential figures in personal finance. I’m blessed to have received the support from my fans to win this,” Felber said. “I am so excited to be able to help others succeed in 2015, and I look forward to delivering more valuable advice in the coming year.”

Here is Josh’s winning advice for personal finance success in 2015:

“Become omnipresent,” he said. “Can you imagine how much financial success you would have if you, your brand and your company could be known everywhere all the time? Now is the time to push the needle and create 10 times the action around who you are and what you do. Creating that celebrity status, I am an expert in what I do, [you can] use this to start dominating your marketplace. These steps will help capture the attention of potential clients. A great example is Donald Trump or Mark Cuban. You may or may not like them, but you know who they are, as they both are well-known everywhere and dominate their respective areas.”

Josh believes that his unique approach, focusing on entrepreneurialism, is what set him apart in the contest and ultimately contributed to his being awarded the top honor.

Josh Felber is focused on challenging himself and those around him to consistent excellence.  Blessed with the heart of an athlete, mind of a leader and an entrepreneurial spirit, he is not only effective in his approach to business, but also extremely gifted in motivating people to achieve their own goals.  His intense drive and dedication to succeed has laid the foundation for his innovative approach to leadership.

Additional information about Josh Felber and his companies can be found at or Follow Josh on Twitter at @FelberJosh.

About Josh Felber:

Josh has been recognized multiple times in the National Who’s Who of Entrepreneurs, was a National Winner of the ATT and USA Today Investment Challenge, and has been featured on radio and television in the greater Akron area. He also holds numerous certificates in CrossFit, Sports Performance, Nutrition and is an Eagle Scout. Josh Co-Authored Two-Time Best Selling Books Transform with Brian Tracy, as well as SuccessOnomics with Steve Forbes. After such a successful release, Josh Felber was recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists. Both books have received Amazon Best Business book for 2014.

He has appeared as an expert guest on the TV show “Health and Wellness Today,” which was seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country.  Josh has also contributed to various articles on, and

Josh has joined 3-Time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq., Emmy® Award Winning Producer JW Dicks, and independent filmmakers Shaina Koren and Mike Esposito, co-founders of Shaina Koren Cinematography, to produce a new inspirational documentary film. The film, titled “The Rebound,” is a feature length documentary about a wheelchair basketball team and the quest of several adaptive athletes to overcome adversity in search of new opportunities. He has also recently signed on to co-produce an upcoming documentary film about Chairman and CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation (, and Best-Selling author, Peter Diamandis.

Since beginning his first business as a computer dealer at the age of 14, the seed of entrepreneurship was planted and long-term success was destined to follow.  While still in his teens, Josh started Merchant Financial Services, which became one of the largest entities in that industry.  He led the company to generate annual transactions of over $5 Billion.

Other businesses in Josh’s career have included ventures in satellite dish installation, nutraceuticals and green energy solutions.   In each of these opportunities he led the companies to be national leaders within their business vertical.  As a Partner and Vice President of Lifemax, a nutraceutical company, he helped build the company from the ground floor and under his sales leadership the company reached millions in sales within 4 years and their products were on the shelves of 40,000 retail outlets in 30 different countries.

He has operating multiple functional fitness facilities, currently located in the North East Ohio area.  As an avid health and wellness advocate, Josh has been a long time runner and CrossFit proponent.  He has received numerous awards for various competitions including multiple marathons and half-marathons.  He has now taken his passion for health and wellness to a new level through the creation of Functional Fitness Labs, LLC (CrossFit Akron) in 2010.  Each year of business has demonstrated significant growth.

Josh has recently launched a functional nutritional company ( to design, make and sell extraordinary supplements.  Additionally he owns the Business Growth Accelerator ( to assist new or existing Entrepreneurs launch and create massive action within their business, through online audio-video courses and one on one mentorship coaching.

Josh and his wife, Trina an entrepreneur as well (,   reside in Akron, Ohio with their daughter, Mia, and twin sons, Cash and Roman.

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