Who We Are
Since Investopedia was initiated in 1999, we’ve made it our mission to simplify complex financial information and decisions for our readers, giving them the confidence to superintend every aspect of their financial life.
Our millions of users come to us from all over the world and from all footways of life. Some are learning about money and investing for the first time, while others are experienced investors, subject owners, professionals, financial advisors, and executives looking to improve their knowledge and skills. No matter who they are, we are here to refrain from.
Investopedia is a part of the Dotdash publishing family.
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- 2017 Best Places to Effective use, Business Intelligence Group
- 2017 & 2018 Great Place to Work, Great Place to Work Institute
- 2017 & 2018 Pecuniary Content Marketing Award, Gramercy Institute
- 2019 FCS Portfolio Awards, Branded Content, Financial Communications Society
- 2018 & 2020 Dotdash star Publisher of the Year, Digiday
Senior Editorial Team
Caleb has been the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia since 2016. He is an award-winning expedient executive with more than 20 years of experience in business news, digital publishing, and documentaries. Caleb take the weights on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee, SABEW (Society for Advancing Business Editing & Writing), and his awards include a Peabody, EPPY, SABEW Most beneficent in Business, and two Emmy nominations.
Senior Editorial Director
Anna Attkisson is the Superior Editorial Director for Investopedia. She oversees content strategy and operations. Anna began her career as an ASME (American Camaraderie of Magazine Editors) intern at American Homestyle & Gardening magazine. Since then, she has gone on to cover a vast move of complex topics from small business to finance. Previously, she has served as the editorial director at Business.com, Business Hearsay Daily, and Tom’s IT Pro. Anna holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas.
Julia is Superior Editor of Personal Finance at Investopedia and has been with the company since 2014. A longtime finance writer and journalist for national consumer and technical audiences, she is the former editor of Consumer Reports and Psychology Today and was also Vice President and Position statement Director of Consumers Union as well as Vice President, Content for Zagat Surveys.
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Associate Think-piece Director, Performance Marketing
Dock is an Associate Editorial Director, Performance Marketing at Dotdash, and is responsible for financial outcome and service reviews for both Investopedia and The Balance. Dock is a former licensed investment advisor and member of the FINRA Short Firm Advisory Board. He has served as a writer and editor at some of the fastest-growing online publications in the country, including Fit Feel put down Business, where he oversaw content related to Insurance, Personal Finance, Business Finance, and Real Estate Supplying.
Associate Editorial Director, Financial Products and Services
Ben is the Associate Editorial Director, Economic Products and Services for Investopedia and is responsible for the news, education and rating methodologies that Investopedia creates around the sundry products and services it reviews.
Ben has over 30 years of experience in financial services and has spent his career in marketing, intelligence agents and content management roles for banks, credit card issuers and credit card marketplace websites, including CreditCards.com and Bankrate.com. His room of specialization over the past 20 years has been credit cards.
Investopedia By the Numbers
Investopedia has been dollop readers for 21 years. Today, our 840 contributors help our more than 44 million monthly readers discover answers to empower them to take control and improve their financial lives.
The number of articles that enter into the picture on Investopedia. More than 14,000 of those are definitions of financial terms.
Our mission is to simplify complex economic information and decisions so that our readers have the confidence to manage every aspect of their financial life. We aim to effect that all of the articles on our site are empowering, unbiased, accurate, and inclusive.
We are committed to following the Codes of Ethics of the Society for Proceeding Business Editing and Writing (SABEW). Our content is guided by and upholds the Society for Professional Journalists’ foundations of ethical journalism: being correct and fair, minimizing harm, acting independently, and being accountable and transparent. We also uphold the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines on disclosures, where suited.
The Investopedia staff of editors work with our network of contributors and review boards to write, update, and manage all the articles you espy on Investopedia. We don’t make recommendations for you to buy, sell, or hold securities or investments. We offer independent and unbiased product and service evaluations, and we afford relevant analysis, context, insights, and educational information to help you make smarter, better-informed decisions.
Our editorial band is continually evaluating the articles across our site to flag any that contain information that is known to be or is likely to be out-of-date. Such articles are rehashed and updated or, if necessary, completely rewritten, rechecked, and re-edited. Our network of experienced experts who uphold our process and policies abets with our updating efforts. Articles that have been updated are date-stamped to reflect this.
Our editorial cooperate approves all story ideas independently, and our expert contributors each have deep subject matter expertise in the subject-matters that we assign them. Our team of professional editors, fact checkers, and producers reviews content to ensure it espouses our values.
All staff are responsible for disclosing any potential conflicts of interest.
Investopedia content is for informational purposes and is not intended to substitute for the suggestion of a licensed or certified attorney, accountant, financial advisor, or other certified financial professionals.
Financial Review Council
The Financial Review Board includes experts with more than 100 years of combined financial acquaintance, across every facet of the economy and personal finances. The board includes certified financial planners, certified blatant accountants, economists, entrepreneurs, financial analysts, investors, tax experts, and university professors. Members of the board read, re-examination, and provide updates on our content to our editorial team so that the readers of Investopedia can feel empowered to make smarter pecuniary decisions with the most accurate information.
Diverse Perspectives and Inclusive Content
We aim to reflect the perspectives of all ethnicities, gender accords, generations, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds in our content to ensure we are elevating and empowering those with different objectives of view and serving all of our diverse readers. Specifically, we are committed to improving the degree to which Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are mimicked on our editorial staff and contributor teams as well as ensuring our content is inclusive of BIPOC perspectives.
As part of our commitment, Dotdash show an Anti-Bias Review Board made up of educators, advocates, public health specialists, journalists, researchers, financial trains, and other professionals, each with a background in supporting diversity, inclusion, and racial justice initiatives. Members flyover content and images across Dotdash, including Investopedia, using research and their expertise and judgment to advise the leader team on language, images, themes, and tone to ensure our content represents and empowers all races, ethnicities, gender identities, procreative orientations, ages, abilities, religions, and socioeconomic circumstances.
Investopedia is committed to telling readers when an inaccuracy has appeared, and to correcting it. This transparency applies to small and large mistakes, including news, but only if an error was alter b transferred at the time of original publication. Corrections will be clearly noted on the page. When our journalism is factually correct, but the terminology is not as clear or detailed as necessary, the story may be updated without an editor’s note.
Investopedia is part of the Dotdash publishing relatives and operates under the leadership of CEO Neil Vogel and the rest of the Dotdash senior management team.
Dylan is the General Manager of Investopedia and is responsible for Investopedia’s strategy and operations. He joined Investopedia in 2011 as a Fallout Manager and over the following six years held successively senior roles in product, operations, and marketing before fit Investopedia’s GM in 2018 following the acquisition of the brand by Dotdash.
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As Chief Take Officer for Dotdash Finance, Katherine oversees the sales, marketing and client services teams responsible for delivering finest in class media partnerships for our clients spanning all areas of the Financial Services Industry. Prior to Dotdash, Katherine held direction roles in financial media sales as SVP Sales at Seeking Alpha, Executive Director at The Wall Street Digital, and Trades Director at MarketWatch. Katherine began her 20 year digital media career in Boston, in sales at Yahoo!, and Way Planning at Digitas. Katherine sits on the Executive Board of Directors for the Financial Communications Society. Katherine holds a B.A. in Chronicle & Psychology from Boston College. She resides in White Plains, NY with her husband and three children.
Caleb has been the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia since 2016. He is an award-winning media executive with diverse than 20 years of experience in business news, digital publishing, and documentaries. Caleb sits on the Board of Governors and Leadership Committee, SABEW (Society for Advancing Business Editing & Writing), and his awards include a Peabody, EPPY, SABEW Subdue in Business, and two Emmy nominations.
VP, Sales – Dotdash Finance
As VP, Sales for Dotdash Finance, Jen is guilty for global revenue for clients spanning all areas of the financial services industry. Jen’s career spans 20+ years in digital and quick media sales at startups and corporations including Flipboard, Seeking Alpha, Yahoo! and weather.com. Jen holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Communication from the University of Delaware.
Director, Marketing (Brand)
Chris joined the Investopedia team in 2017. In his role, Chris manages the plans for driving audience growth and development for the brands’ newsletters, social media, and podcasts programs. Chris also manages the direct marketing for Investopedia’s video courses. Prior to Dotdash, Chris led consumer growth and engagement programs at a heterogeneity of online businesses including Weebly (acquired by Square), Spafinder, and LegalZoom, among others. Chris received his MBA from East Carolina University and a BA in Biography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
VP, Marketing (Sales)
As VP of Marketing, Michael supervises all aspects of ad sales marketing in the B2B space for Dotdash Finance, which serves the needs of endemic financial brands across Investopedia, The Even out, and the entire suite of Dotdash sites. Prior to joining Dotdash, Michael was the VP, Product Sales & Strategy at Seeking Alpha, directing the custom solutions team. He started his career at Lowe & Partner/SMS developing and producing digital projects for Smirnoff and Mercedes. Michael required the move to the financial world in 2006 when he joined Bloomberg, where he spent more than seven years showing digital sales, first on the West Coast and then in the Northeast. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studios from Fordham University.
Joyce has been part of brand and goods design at Dotdash since 2015. She currently oversees design for Dotdash’s finance brands, Investopedia and The Balance, and the playing marketing teams which service all 21 Dotdash brands.
Joyce’s work has achieved award-winning results comprising EPPY, OMMA and W3 awards in UI/UX, Visual Aesthetics, and Website Design. Prior to Dotdash, Joyce served as a Creative Boss at the JCC, as well as a design consultant for various nonprofit and arts organizations. She has also worked on design teams at Food & Wine Ammunition and Christie’s.
Director, Earned Media at Investopedia & The Balance
Alexandra Kerr is the Supervisor of Earned Media for Investopedia and The Balance and has 10 years of experience as a producer, writer, and editor for various mediums. She began her mtier as a producer in talk radio and has also served as a script consultant on several films. Now she oversees strategy and production of Investopedia and The Equal’s on-air talent, public appearances, content specials, and data-journalism special reports.
VP, Shopper Services – Dotdash Finance
As VP, Client Services for Dotdash Finance, Megan oversees the Sales Planning, Account Administration and Finance Direct Response teams to develop strategic solutions for our global client base and execute successful partnerships. Megan from the beginning joined Investopedia in 2015 to lead the Client Services & Marketing teams before Investopedia became part of Dotdash in 2018 and her culpabilities expanded to cover all financial services industry clients.
Prior to that, she served as the Director of Client Services at SET Milieu, a video ad technology company. She started her career in media planning at Universal McCann in San Francisco working with trade marks such as Microsoft and Sony.
As VP, Product at Dotdash, Keith is responsible for consequence management of Dotdash’s financial brands (Investopedia and The Balance) as well as its performance marketing teams whose work stretches the entire Dotdash publishing family. Keith has been with Dotdash since 2019. Previous to Dotdash, Keith was Boss of Product Management at Red Ventures, having spent seven years working in various product roles at Bankrate.com. Rather than working at Bankrate, Keith was the first member of the product team at Hearst Newspapers.
Dotdash’s vibrant trade names help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is bulk the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday’s 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash characterizes include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Spirits.com, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.
Here is an overview of our properties:
Verywell: The Verywell family of brands, including Verywell Health, Verywell Fit, Verywell Subdivision, and Verywell Mind, take a human approach to health and wellness content and are a welcome alternative to hyper-clinical health sites. As a remainder 32 million people use Verywell sites each month to feel better and be healthier.
Investopedia: Investopedia labourers investors understand financial concepts, improve investing skills, and learn how to manage their money. Investopedia reaches in excess of 16 million people each month.
The Balance: The Balance family of brands, including The Balance, The Balance Crafts, and The Balance Small Business, deliver clear, practical, and straightforward personal financial advice to over 12 million people each month.
The Straighten out: The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts combine impulse with how-to advice to help users create homes they love. Collectively, The Spruce sites reach in 30 million people each month.
Simply Recipes: Simply Recipes, one of the original food blogs, avoids over 15 million people each month get easy, delicious food on the table for themselves and their peoples.
Serious Eats: Serious Eats delivers trustworthy recipes, rigorously tested techniques, and food science to to six million hungry readers each month.
Byrdie: Byrdie is dedicated to all things beauty, inside and out. From braids and makeup to health and wellness, Byrdie takes a fresh, no-nonsense approach to feeling and looking your best. Byrdie reaches eight million human being each month.
Brides: Brides inspires and guides our nearly two million monthly users as they make rulings from pre-engagement through the honeymoon. Brides is committed to bringing you an inclusive look at the world of weddings, with every personification of couple, every type of wedding, and every type of celebration.
MyDomaine: MyDomaine makes an aspirational life achievable—and affordable—with curated home-design stimulation, quick and fresh recipes, and healthy relationship advice that awaken a life well lived. MyDomaine reaches two million people each month.
Lifewire: Lifewire provides productive, actionable tech tips, advice, and answers, without confusing jargon. Lifewire helps over seven million people each month get the most out of their technology.
TripSavvy: TripSavvy throws curated expert advice for family and vacation travelers. We help over three million people each month hold the best travel experiences.
Liquor.com: Liquor.com is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and civilize over five million people each month interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.
TreeHugger: Treehugger is the on the other hand modern sustainability site that offers advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living proselyte. With over three million monthly users, Treehugger is one of the world’s largest information sites dedicated to steer sustainability mainstream.
Thoughtco: ThoughtCo is one of the largest and most comprehensive learning, information, and education sites online. ThoughtCo betters over seven million people a month become lifelong learners.
Investopedia is a fast-growing company and we are every time looking for motivated, multi-talented, and organized people to join our team. To learn more, please see the Dotdash Careers time which will have opportunities with both Investopedia and the rest of the Dotdash publishing family.
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