Bill Harris

Bill Harris is a Registered Financial Consultant, affiliated with Informative Financial Services of Toledo, Ohio, and licensed through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.  A financial planner for nearly two decades, Bill specializes in investment planning, retirement planning, college planning, and estate planning.  He specializes in assisting individuals and businesses with prudent financial strategies to help them reach their goals.

Bill brings to the Financial Services Industry over 22 years of Television News experience, having been an Assistant News Director, Reporter and Public Affairs Director for TV 13, an NBC affiliate.  His news stories and special reports on finances and the economy have established numerous contacts amont businesses and political leaders, both locally and nationally.  Recently Bill has taken two journalist tours of the Middle East and served as the Public Information Officer for the City of Toledo, assisting the mayor and city manager in the promotion of city government.  He is past vice president of the Financial Planning Association of Northwest Ohio, a board member of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, and program committee chairman of the Chamber's Small Business Association.  He recently completed a business exploration tour of China. 


  • 2 Emmy Awards
  • 7 Crystal Awards
  • Associated Press Award

Currently Bill appears weekly on his local NBC television affiliate discussing his perspective on how to use your money to make a life, rather than using your life to make money.  He also speaks frequently at financial seminars.  With his in-depth knowledge of the ever-changing financial markets, Bill's financial planning and investment experience give him a strong base to guide his clients in reaching their maximum financial potential.


  • Honor graduate from the Career Academy School of Broadcasters, 
  • Registered Financial Consultant designation from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.