Financial Journalist and Money Expert

Since earning my M.A. in Journalism in 2005, I have worked from home as a freelance writer; I am the primary breadwinner for my family. I began writing about finances in 2006, when I was offered a corporate blogging gig. Soon, instead of writing primarily about science and technology, money ... more

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3 Things You Can Do To Become A Better Investor
No matter the time of year, now is always a good time to improve your finances. Investing, through calculated risks, is part of a comprehensive and successful financial plan. You can always get better at investing.
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The Truth About Credit Scores
Here's the truth about credit scores, how they work, and why they don't seem to actually reflect your level of financial capability.
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How To Determine Your Investing Priorities
As you put together an investing plan, you need to know your priorities. Here’s how to set your investing priorities.
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Personal Finance, Politics, And Race
We can't pretend that the decisions made by politicians don't impact us. We can't pretend that the systems in place in this country don't affect our finances.
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The Power Of Money Mediocrity — Celebrate Financial Progress
It's so easy to get caught up in big monthly income numbers or aggressive debt reduction. But, really, we should start by looking at financial progress — and celebrating our money mediocrity.
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More Money, More Choices
We hear a lot about how our choices impact our money. But we don't often talk about how more money can actually mean more options.
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BP BP p.l.c.
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation

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Work Experience

Independent Writing and Editing Professional
The Huffington Post
2008 - Present (15 years 2 months)
Financial Expert
Allbusiness.com
2006 - Present (17 years 2 months)

Education

Syracuse University
M.A.
2004 / 2005
Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism
Southern Utah University
B.S.
1998 / 2002
Communications

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