Joshua Kennon

  • Co-author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing, 3rd Edition." 
  • Managing director and co-founder of Kennon-Green & Co., an asset manager for high net worth individuals
  • Wrote for beginner investors for almost 17 years


Joshua Kennon wrote about investing for (now Dotdash) for many years. He contributed hundreds of articles targeted to the beginner investor, covering a broad array of investment assets including stocks, bonds, and real estate.  

He is currently the managing director of Kennon-Green & Co., an asset management firm for the affluent that he co-founded with his husband. The company serves individuals, families, and institutions with a typical investment size of $500,000 to $10 million.  He also co-wrote "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing, 3rd Edition." 

About The Balance and Dotdash

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