I provide both bylined and ghostwritten content for personal finance websites, real estate agents, insurance agents, mortgage lenders, and financial advisors. I am known for my well-informed and conversational writing style and my skill in making complex topics easy to understand.
As a personal finance expert with more than 12 years of professional writing experience, I believe that anyone can take control of their finances at any time, but it can be hard to know what steps to take or where to turn for trustworthy information. I'm the person who has read the fine print on the credit card applications, reviewed the lengthy tax publications, and researched the complicated mortgage loans so others don't have to. My goal is to simplify personal finance for others because I believe money should be a tool to help people achieve their dreams, not a source of endless stress.
My 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, Interest.com, Bankrate, MassMutual's blog, Bankaholic, Mortgage-Calc.com, Saving Advice, and more. I have also 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, I have written scripts for Investopedia's educational videos and responded to readers' FAQs. Below you’ll find links to a few examples of my published work.
6 ways to pay off credit card debt, Bankrate.com
How to Transfer Credit Card Balances to a New Card, Investopedia.com
What happens to your student loans when you die? MassMutual.com
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
Using investments to make a difference, MassMutual.com
Best Life Insurance for Seniors, TheSimpleDollar.com
Your Complete Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance, Investopedia.com
Is Your Employer-Provided Life Insurance Coverage Enough? Investopedia.com
How Umbrella Insurance Works, Investopedia.com
How to finance a fixer-upper, Interest.com
How to get a mortgage during retirement, MassMutual.com
3 Reasons to Work with a Mortgage Broker, Bankrate.com
Tax Withholding: Good for Government, Bad for Taxpayers, Investopedia.com
How the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Works, Investopedia.com
Unnatural Rights in the Natural State, Arkansas Center for Research in Economics
The Citizen’s Guide to Understanding Arkansas Economic Data, Arkansas Center for Research in Economics
Will getting a student loan deferral hurt my credit score? Investopedia.com
Refinancing student loans: What’s lost, what’s gained, MassMutual.com
Repaying student loans early: How to do it right, MassMutual.com