Hans Jasperson

Hans Jasperson

Morris County, NJ


University of Utah


Personal finance

Public policy


  • Has over a decade of research and writing experience  
  • Has worked as a fact checker and editor since 2019, with expertise in the role of technology in finance 
  • Has researched and edited hundreds of articles for Investopedia, The Balance, Treehugger, and other publications 


Hans Jasperson has been delivering fact-based information and analysis to business leaders, policymakers, and consumers for over a decade. Since 2019, Hans has fact checked and edited articles for Investopedia and The Balance, focusing on the intersection of finance and technology. Throughout his career, he has researched hundreds of articles and product reviews on topics ranging from blockchain to roboadvisors.   

Hans previously served for four years as the director of public policy research for Management & Training Corporation. There he conducted research and prepared policy briefs on workforce development and career training, with an emphasis on education technology. Before joining MTC, Hans was a program director for Salt Lake Community Action Program, where he worked with low-income communities to advocate for policies and resources to address economic inequality. There, he helped a small, paper-intensive nonprofit agency adopt digital technologies that dramatically improved service delivery and accountability. 


Hans received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish Language and Literature and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Utah. 

A Message from Hans Jasperson

"I believe that a strong society requires equal access to accurate and reliable information. I am passionate about helping all people understand and use technology to access the information they need to live their best lives." 

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