Jack Tatar

Jack Tatar
Jack Tatar
Currently involved in following and investing in startup blockchain companies Runs TheBitcoinist.com and Safe4Retirement.comRetireMentor on Marketwatch.com 


Jack Tatar is a former writer for The Balance covering investing and particularly bitcoin. He's written extensively on retirement and about his experience seeking a retirement-based investment in bitcoin.  

He was a licensed financial advisor for many years with a large wire house wealth management firm, as well as Managing Partner with Doyle Capital Management.

Tatar is also the founder and CEO of GEM Research Solutions. 

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Tatar has a BA in Economics from Stony Brook University and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He's also a Certified Digital Currency Professional through the Digital Currency Council.

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