Jason Zweig became a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal in 2008. He was a senior writer for
Money magazine and a guest columnist for Time
magazine and cnn.com. He is the author of Your Money and Your Brain (Simon & Schuster, 2007), one of the first books to explore the neuroscience of investing. Zweig is also the editor of the revised
edition of Benjamin Graham's The Intelligent Investor
(HarperCollins, 2003), the classic text that Warren
Buffett has described as "by far the best book
about investing ever written."
Before joining Money in 1995, Zweig was the
mutual funds editor at Forbes. Earlier, he had
been a reporter-researcher for the Economy & Business
section of Time and an editorial assistant at
Africa Report, a bimonthly journal. Zweig has
a B.A. from Columbia College, where he was awarded a
John Jay National Scholarship. He also spent a year
studying Middle Eastern history and culture at the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem, Israel.
A frequent commentator on television and radio, Zweig
is also a popular public speaker who has addressed the
American Association of Individual Investors, the Aspen
Institute, the CFA Institute, the Morningstar Investment
Conference, and university audiences at Harvard, Stanford,
Zweig was for many years a trustee of the Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
He serves on the editorial boards of Financial History
magazine and The Journal of Behavioral Finance.
Jason Zweig is not related to money manager Martin E.