Author Overview

As the award-winning author of nine books, John Wasik has spoken to crowds from coast to coast on investing, retirement and protecting your money. As a personal finance columnist for Bloomberg News, his columns reach 400 newspapers across the world and has appeared in The Financial Times. As former special projects editor for Consumers Digest magazine, he won 16 awards for investigative reporting, including the National Press Club award for Consumer Journalism.

He has spoken at the New York Money Show, the National Home Center Show and the University of Chicago Business School. John's articles have appeared in Reader's Digest, The New York Times, Modern Maturity, Parade, Smart Money, Popular Science, Health, Better Investing, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Barron's, New Choices, The Chicago Tribune and newspapers across North America. He earned his B.A. in psychology and M.A. in communications from the University of Illinois-Chicago and resides north of Chicago with his wife and two daughters.