Joshua Kennon Expertise: Investing for beginners, Asset management Title: Managing Director, Kennon-Green & Co. Location: Newport Beach, California Highlights 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 individualsWrote on investing topics targeting newer investors for about 17 years Experience Joshua Kennon wrote about investing for About.com (now Dotdash) for about 17 years. He contributed hundreds of articles targeted to the beginner investor, covering a broad array of investment knowledge 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, Aaron. The company, which is based in Newport Beach, California, serves individuals, families, and institutions with a typical investment size of $500,000 to $10 million. Kennon is also the published author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing, 3rd Edition," which he co-wrote and published in 2005. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.