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Moshe A. Milevsky, Ph.D., is a professor at the Schulich School of Business and a member of the graduate faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University in Toronto (Canada). He has lectured at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of Economics (UK), University of New South Whales (Australia), ORT University in Montevideo (Uruguay), University of Cyprus, University of Leuven (Belgium), and Goethe University (Germany).

He is a 2002 Fellow of the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences. In 2003 he received two National Magazine (Canada) awards for his popular writing on personal finance. In 2006 he received a Graham and Dodd scroll award from the CFA Institute for an article in the Financial Analysts Journal . In 2008, he was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Retirement Income Industry Association, and in 2009 he was selected as an MDRT Main Platform speaker.

Prof. Milevsky has published ten books, more than 60 peer reviewed research papers, and more than 200 popular magazine and newspaper articles. He currently lives in Toronto, but grew up in Baltimore, New York, Mexico City, and Jerusalem. He is married with four daughters. Follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/RetirementQuant.


Gail MarksJarvis is an award-winning, nationally syndicated financial columnist for the Chicago Tribune, as well as a TV commentator, speaker, and author of the best-selling first edition of Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery).

Her columns on the financial markets, the economy, and personal finance strategy run in the Chicago Tribune and reach millions of readers in leading newspapers throughout the country. She has been recognized with more than a dozen journalism awards, including Best Financial Columnist from Northwestern University’s Medill journalism school, a National Clarion Award for human rights reporting, and the 2012 Award of Excellence from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The first edition of Saving for Retirement (Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery) received widespread national media praise. Oprah Winfrey placed it on her select list, MSN Money highlighted it as one of “Eight Great New Books About Money,” and Kiplinger named it one of the “Great Money Books for Young Investors.”

MarksJarvis delivers analysis and advice regularly on WGN-TV and radio, CLTV, and WTTW public television in Chicago. She has been a regular commentator for PBS’s Nightly Business Report and on National Public Radio, and has appeared on CNBC, PBS NewsHour, Fox Business, Talk of the Nation, and the CBS Early Show, as well as on NBC, CBS and ABC affiliates throughout the country.

Formerly a reporter for public radio’s Marketplace program and USA Today, MarksJarvis serves on the board of directors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, which sets ethical standards for business journalists. In speeches throughout the country, she simplifies the investing process so that regular Americans handle 401(k)s, IRAs, and 529 college plans successfully and without worry. Visit her on the Web at www.gailmarksjarvis.com and Facebook at gailmarksjarvis5.