Ron Lieber

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Ron Lieber
Chicago, Illinois
EducationAmherst College (B.A. in American Studies)
Notable credit(s)
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal
Spouse(s)Jodi Kantor

Ron Lieber (born 1971) is an American journalist who writes the "Your Money" column for The New York Times.[1] From 2002 to 2007, he wrote for The Wall Street Journal, including the "Green Thumb" column on money management. From 2007 to 2008, Lieber was the managing editor of, a site designed to help people in their 20s and 30s manage money. was a joint venture between Dow Jones and IAC.

Lieber's previous staff credits including Fast Company and Fortune magazines. His books include "Taking Time Off", "Upstart Startups" and "The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money." The New York Times called "The Opposite of Spoiled" "intensely pragmatic, relentlessly anecdotal" with "an instinct for addressing the nitty-gritty".


Lieber is married to Jodi Kantor, a reporter for The New York Times.


  • 2011 Gerald Loeb Award for Personal Finance business journalism for "Student Debt"[2]
  • 2018 Gerald Loeb Award for Personal Finance business journalism for "The Equifax Breach"[3]


  1. ^ v, Tara-Nicholle (August 1, 2012). "An 8-Point Financial Health Day Checklist". Business Insider. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Loeb Award Winners". UCLA Anderson School of Management. June 28, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  3. ^ "UCLA Anderson School of Management Announces 2018 Gerald Loeb Award Winners". PR Newswire. June 25, 2018. Retrieved January 31, 2019.