John Persinos

John Persinos is an editorial manager at Investing Daily. John previously served as a staff reporter on daily metropolitan newspapers, including The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel. He also has worked on several magazines, specifically as a staff writer at Inc.; an associate editor at Venture; and managing editor at Campaigns & Elections. He also has served as an online publisher of Web sites, including Aviation Today. Persinos has written extensively for investment-oriented publications and Web sites, such as Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, StreetAuthority, Investing Answers, The Street Report, and InvestorPlace. During his tenure as its editorial director, Personal Finance newsletter won Best Financial/Investing Newsletter from the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA) in 2014. Persinos holds a B.A. in english, an M.A. in english literature, and an M.S. in journalism, all from Boston University. He also completed the Davenport Fellowship in Business and Economics Reporting at the University of Missouri (Columbia) School of Journalism.

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10 Real Estate Tips for Vets

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