Dan Bortolotti is the author of nine books of nonfiction and has written dozens of feature articles for magazines and newspapers in Canada and the US.
His most recent book is The MoneySense Guide to the Perfect Portfolio, a handbook for do-it-yourself investors. The revised second edition was published in August 2012.
The third edition of Hope in Hell (Firefly Books), a widely acclaimed portrait of the Nobel-winning humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, was published in 2010.
Wild Blue, a natural history of the blue whale, was published in the US in 2008 and in Canada in 2009. The Smithsonian Institution has called it “quite simply one of the best books ever written on any whale.”
With over 20 years’ of experience in the magazine industry, Dan is currently editor-at-large at MoneySense and has contributed to many other Canadian publications, including Canadian Geographic, Financial Post, Maclean’s, Chatelaine, Reader’s Digest and More. His work has been nominated for five National Magazine Awards since 2010.
Dan writes a blog on investing called Canadian Couch Potato. In 2011, it was selected by The Globe and Mail as the best investing blog in Canada.