• • Current Deputy Editor for Samada
  • • Published author: "The Truth About Grief: The Myth of Its Five Stages and the New Science of Loss"
  • • Wrote for numerous publications, including Money, Elle and New York Magazine



Ruth Konigsberg was managing editor at Investopedia from 2016 to 2018. Her personal finance experience also includes writing columns for money.com about retirement planning and investing, and serving as the director of content and communication for Arden Asset Management, now Aberdeen Asset Management. In this role, she managed all printed and digital communications, including media content, digital content strategy, social media and branding.

Ruth is also an accomplished writer and editor in other fields as well. In 2011, Simon & Schuster published her book, The Truth About Grief: The Myth of Its Five Stages and the New Science of Loss. She was an editor for Hearst Magazines, New York Magazine and Conde Nast, and wrote articles for Elle and New York Magazine. During her tenure as an opinion editor at Time.com, Ruth created Time Ideas, managed its in-house staff and third-party contributors. She is currently deputy editor for Samada, a new online resource for caregivers and others dealing with end-of-life issues.


Ruth earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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