Nat Worden

Nat Worden is a Vice President with GoodWorks Insurance, a full-service insurance brokerage and financial services firm serving New England, New York and beyond with offices throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts. Nat was previously employed as an investment professional with Clear Harbor Asset Management after working at Dow Jones & Co. as a financial journalist covering media and technology for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. Before that, he spent five years at TheStreet covering the Federal Reserve, the stock market, hedge fund activists, private equity, media, technology and other sectors. Nat's reporting and writing has also appeared in news outlets such as The New York Times, CNN Money, SmartMoney, Newsday and Venture Capital Journal, and he has been a guest on CNBC and National Public Radio. In 2008, he won a New York Press Club Award for a series investigating the financial dealings of major presidential candidates,. Nat graduated from Colorado College in 1999 before receiving a Master's degree in Journalism and Business and Economics from New York University. He completed an internship at the National Journalism Center in Washington, DC and worked at Forrester Research, a technology-oriented market research firm in Cambridge, Mass.

Recent Articles By The Author

A Note of Caution

A Note of Caution

The market's focus on QE3 is a sign of economic weakness, not strength.

Where's The Market Going? Nobody Knows: Opinion

Where's The Market Going? Nobody Knows: Opinion

Sensible investing for the majority of people is not about getting a hot tip from some genius about the market's direction.

Choose David Over Goliath

Choose David Over Goliath

Most investors own large-cap stocks, but following the herd is rarely part of a great investment strategy.

Get More Women on Boards: Opinion

Get More Women on Boards: Opinion

A company is only as good as its board, and most remain bastions of male clubbiness.

Make Volatility Your Friend

Make Volatility Your Friend

Most people are scared by this volatility, and you can take advantage of that by acting rationally

Why We Invest

Why We Invest

If you can't be patient through market ups and downs, you shouldn't buy stocks.

We Need To Do Better

We Need To Do Better

We can argue over policy and ideology all we want but something must be done.

Watch Your Fees

Watch Your Fees

The most important thing retail investors can do when weighing their investment options is to compare them based on fees.

Chasing Performance Is a Fool's Game

Chasing Performance Is a Fool's Game

The ability to stick to a decisions and endure moments of doubt is what ultimately decides success or failure as an investor.

Even When Low, Inflation Can Hurt

Even When Low, Inflation Can Hurt

With 10-year Treasuries at a yield of less than 1.7%, even modest inflation can be devastating.