Freelance Financial Writer, Editor, and Economic Consultant


Western Michigan University, Michigan State University (MA)


  • 5+ years of experience as a freelance financial writer
  • Won multiple awards while earning degrees in economics
  • Extensive academic background and practical experience writing on the economics of technology and international finance


Mark Jahn deals with a wide variety of topics as a freelance financial writer, editor, and economic consultant. His work includes writing and consulting on annual reports for exchange traded funds. This work covers equities, growth investing, value investing, fixed income, sector funds, multicountry ETFs, global funds, and ETFs for individual countries from Canada to India. Mark also has significant experience writing articles on options, alternative energy, private equity, real estate, precious metals, cryptocurrencies, and international investments in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Furthermore, he worked on a cryptocurrency white paper and wrote thought leadership posts related to fintech.



Mark completed a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Western Michigan University in only three years with a perfect 4.0 average. His accomplishments earned him the Presidential Scholar in Economics Award, which is given annually to the top undergraduate economics student at Western Michigan University. Mark continued his studies and earned a Master of Arts in Economics at Michigan State University. While there, he won an award for Best Paper of the Spring Conference for his paper about online auction prices. Mark's fields of study in economics included econometrics, international trade and finance, and public finance.


Quote from Mark Jahn

"Someone else has already achieved your investment goals. Whether you just want a simple asset allocation or dream of building a fortune in the options market, it's all been done before. Learning how they did it is the first step to success."