Amy is known for her well-informed and conversational writing style and her skill in making complex topics easy to understand.

Her personal finance articles have appeared in nationally recognized media outlets such as Yahoo!'s homepage, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes.com, MSNBC.com, SFGate.com, MSN Real Estate, Realtor.com, Investopedia.com, Interest.com, Bankrate, Bankaholic.com, Mortgage-Calc.com, SavingAdvice.com, and numerous local news websites.

Amy has written definitions of more than 1,000 financial terms for Investopedia's online dictionary as well as in-depth tutorials on budgeting, banking and home buying. In addition, she has written scripts for Investopedia's educational videos and responded to readers' FAQs.

She is also experienced in writing corporate documents and writing for public relations.

The following samples showcase Amy's work on a variety of subjects.

Retirement Investing

Retirement Planning in a World of Lower Investment Returns, Investopedia.com

What’s the Best Retirement Drawdown Strategy for You? Investopedia.com

Retirement Planning: Why Real Rates of Return Matter Most, Investopedia.com

Why Your Retirement Portfolio Can’t Rely on High Rates of Return, Investopedia.com

Retirement Strategy: Should You Be Buying More Stocks? Investopedia.com

Could Your Retirement Portfolio Handle Another Financial Crisis? Investopedia.com

Picking Retirement Stocks: Dividends vs. Free Cash Flow, Investopedia.com

Penny Pinching: Your Best Weapon against Retirement Uncertainty, Investopedia.com

Diversification: Your Best Retirement Planning Tool, Investopedia.com

REITs vs. ETFs: Which Are Better For Retirees? Investopedia.com

Peer-to-Peer Lending: How Retirees Can Make Money, Investopedia.com

10 Signs You Are Not OK to Retire, Investopedia.com

5 Tips on Trading During Your Retirement Years, Investopedia.com

I'm Retired: Is It Safe to Invest in the Technology Sector? Investopedia.com

5 things you should know about target date funds, Interest.com

When rolling over your 401(k) is the wrong move, Interest.com

Retirement Saving

Saving for Retirement in Your 20s: Doing the Math, MassMutual.com

The 4 Phases of Retirement and How to Budget for Them, Investopedia.com

Can I contribute to a Roth IRA and still participate in my employer-sponsored retirement plan? Investopedia.com

Health Care for Retirees

The Proposed Medicare Drug Rules & Senior Health, Investopedia.com

Your Complete Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance, Investopedia.com

Medicare's New Payment Rules: Should You Worry? Investopedia.com

Healthcare Scams That Target Seniors, Investopedia.com

How to Choose a Residential Care Home, Investopedia.com

Pros & Cons of Smaller Long-Term Care Facilities, Investopedia.com

How to Avoid Penalties When Postponing Medicare, Investopedia.com

Should You Delay Enrolling in Medicare? Investopedia.com

When You Can and Can't Delay Enrolling in Medicare, Investopedia.com

How to Use Your HSA for Retirement, Investopedia.com

Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do, Investopedia.com

5 Ways to Protect Pensions from Nursing Homes, Investopedia.com

How to Pick the Right Nursing Home, Investopedia.com

Social Security

How Social Security for Legal Immigrants Works, Investopedia.com

Immigrants over 65 and Social Security, Investopedia.com

Social Security for the Self-Employed: How It Works, Investopedia.com

Understanding Social Security Eligibility, Investopedia.com

Retirement Income

Why to Start Your Own Business During Retirement, Investopedia.com

Reverse Mortgages

How to Choose a Reverse Mortgage Payment Plan, Investopedia.com

How to Avoid Outliving Your Reverse Mortgage, Investopedia.com

How to Buy a Home with a Reverse Mortgage, Investopedia.com

Find the Right Reverse Mortgage Counseling Agency, Investopedia.com

5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Bad Idea, Investopedia.com

5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Good Idea, Investopedia.com

A Look at Regulation of Reverse Mortgages, Investopedia.com

Guidelines for FHA Reverse Mortgages, Investopedia.com

Beware of These Reverse Mortgage Scams, Investopedia.com

Picking the Right Reverse Mortgage Lender, Investopedia.com

Do You Qualify for a Reverse Mortgage?, Investopedia.com

A Guide to Taxes and Reverse Mortgages, Investopedia.com

Retiring Overseas

How To Plan Retirement In Ecuador, Investopedia.com

The Best Places to Retire in France, Investopedia.com

Basic Personal Financial Planning

Building Your Financial Pyramid, MassMutual.com

How To Use Your Roth IRA As An Emergency Fund, Interest.com

5 low-risk ways to earn higher interest, Bankrate.com

Financial Planning for Women

Financial Tips for Women in a Divorce, MassMutual.com

Personal Loans

Use unconventional creditworthiness to get a personal loan, Bankrate.com

5 reasons you should use a personal loan for home improvements, Bankrate.com

When you should consider securing a personal loan with a CD, Bankrate.com

Business Development

Writing Your Business Plan, Investopedia.com

Starting A Small Business, Investopedia.com

Success Stories

How I remodeled my bathroom for just $2,400, Interest.com

How I refinanced and saved $200,000, Interest.com

Economics

What Will Happen To Treasury Yields With Yellen And Tapering? Investopedia.com

How Federal Open Market Committee Meetings Drive Rates And Stocks, Investopedia.com

Janet Yellen Vs. Alan Greenspan: Who Is The Better Fed Head? Investopedia.com

Health Care

Wellness programs: A good way to save money, Interest.com

10 smart moves to save on health care, Interest.com

Technology

Should you buy a used smartphone? Bankrate.com

5 ways to cut smartphone costs, Bankrate.com

Use your smartphone for DIY home security and save cash, Bankrate.com

Industry Analysis

The Energy Drinks Industry, Investopedia.com

The Economics of Hulu, Netflix, Redbox and Blockbuster, Investopedia.com

What Drives Summer Blockbuster Movie Profits? Investopedia.com

Insurance

Is Your Employer-Provided Life Insurance Coverage Enough? Investopedia.com

Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance, Investopedia.com

Have the Right Condo Insurance? Investopedia.com

Individual vs. Employer Life Insurance, MassMutual.com

How to get the most from your auto insurance claim, Bargaineering.com

Why everyone should consider flood insurance, Interest.com

How Umbrella Insurance Works, Investopedia.com

General Investing

7 mistakes to avoid when investing in CDs, Interest.com

Here's what’s wrong with DIY investing, Interest.com

Are CD Ladders Still Worth The Effort? Bankaholic.com

Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Flipping: 8 Disclosures You Must Make, Investopedia.com

Family Finance

Advice on Wills: Should Each Child Get the Same Inheritance? Investopedia.com

Should you lend your kids money to buy a home? Interest.com

Paying for K-12 Private School Tuition, MassMutual.com

Financial Aid: What Some Private High Schools Offer, MassMutual.com

How to create a financial survival plan, Interest.com

How to Make Sure Your Heirs Won't Fight, MassMutual.com

Wedding insurance protects against misfortune, Interest.com

Biggest College Freshmen Financial Blunders, MassMutual.com

Mortgages

How the new mortgage rules will affect you, Interest.com

How to finance a fixer-upper, Interest.com

Home Buying

Buying Your First Home, MassMutual.com

8 smart moves for buying a foreclosure, Interest.com

9 ways to crush all-cash buyers, Interest.com

Home Selling

8 smart moves to boost your curb appeal, Interest.com

Condo Buying

How to buy a condo with confidence, Interest.com

Don't get stuck with a tough-to-sell condo, Interest.com

Refinancing

Is now the right time to refinance? Interest.com

Make your tough refinancing work with an FHA loan, Interest.com

Home Equity Loans

4 smart moves for using home equity, Interest.com

Tapping home equity is cheap if you qualify for a loan, Interest.com

Home Improvement

11 biggest remodeling mistakes, Interest.com

8 premium bathroom upgrades, Interest.com

Credit Card Rewards

How To Maximize Chase Ultimate Rewards, Investopedia.com

No reward for paying your mortgage with a credit card, Interest.com and Newsday

Credit Scores

FICO Or FAKO? The Limitations of Free Credit Scores, Investopedia.com

Top Websites For Checking Your Credit Scores, Investopedia.com

How Bad Is My Credit Score? Investopedia.com

Will having several credit cards hurt my credit score? Investopedia.com

Debt

6 ways to pay off credit card debt, Bankrate.com

These guidelines will help you decide whether to pay down debt or save, Bankrate.com

Taxes

Mortgage interest deduction not always valuable, Interest.com

Do U.S. High Corporate Tax Rates Hurt Americans? Investopedia.com

Can moving to a higher tax bracket cause me to have a lower net income? Investopedia.com

Personal Finance for Millennials

Retirement Planning The Millennial Way, Investopedia.com

Buying a House: What Millennial Homebuyers Want, MassMutual.com

Five Retirement Warning Signs for Millennials, Investopedia.com

How Gen Y Can Avoid Working Forever, Investopedia.com

Transportation

Uber Versus Yellow Cabs In New York City, Investopedia.com

Student Loans

Will getting a student loan deferral hurt my credit score? Investopedia.com

Consumer Credit

Americans Are Borrowing More To Buy Cars - But Should They Be? Investopedia.com

Time To Accept Credit Card Offers Again? Investopedia.com

Identity Theft

Identity Theft: How Much Should You Worry? Investopedia.com

Reverse Mortgages

4 reasons to be wary of a reverse mortgage, Interest.com

Defending the maligned reverse mortgage, Interest.com

Find The Top Reverse Mortgage Companies, Investopedia.com