Reliable + engaging writer available for freelance assignments. Previously on staff at The Penny Hoarder + Student Loan Hero. Specialties: personal finance, investing, credit cards, student loans.
Author page at Chime
This page displays all of the articles I've written for Chime, covering topics from budgeting to taxes.
Author page at Credit Card Insider
This page displays all of the articles I've written for Credit Card Insider, covering a wide array of topics related to credit cards.
Author page at The Penny Hoarder
This page displays the articles I produced during my year as the senior writer for The Penny Hoarder.
One Thing You Can Do: Make Your Donations Count
You bring your canvas bags to the grocery store. You walk to work. You’ve cut back on the hamburgers (and the cheese plates, too). But you want to do more to fight climate change. Specifically, you want to do more with your money.
The Rise of the Millennial Prenup
First comes love, then comes … prenup? If you’re a millennial, maybe. Prenuptial agreements, commonly known as prenups, are legal documents that outline how engaged couples will divide their assets if they divorce. And, in recent years, more millennials have been requesting them, according to a survey of matrimonial lawyers.
Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life With a Shopping Ban
For many of us, the beginning of the year involves cutting back: on Negronis, Nutella, Netflix, on whatever we previously overindulged in — which often includes unnecessary spending. But what about forgoing the act of shopping altogether?
Why student loans are no excuse for slacking on retirement savings
A recent study found that your student loans might not be to blame for your lack of retirement savings.
Good news: You might live to be 100. That’s also the bad news
More years of playing golf, rocking on the porch, reading books … and paying for it all.
The Beginner’s Guide to Impact Investing
Impact investing has taken off, and it’s no wonder: while people want to watch their money grow in the market, they don’t want to stash their cash with corporations they dislike.
How to Invest in Legal Weed
In the past few years, legal weed—or excuse me, cannabis—has become a $9.7 billion dollar industry, and is expected to reach nearly $25 billion by 2021.
5 Money Conversations to Have at Your Kitchen Table
5 Money Conversations to Have at Your Kitchen Table...
Get Free Airport Lounge Access With These Credit Cards
Free booze! And snacks! So many outlets! It’s not a stretch to say the Chase Sapphire Reserve has ruined me. But though it might be the hottest card on the block right now, it’s not the only one that offers complimentary airport lounge access to its cardholders.
16 Bite-Sized Pieces of Advice That Will Help Anyone Get Better With Money
With so much financial advice out there, it’s tough to know what you should listen to.
Some tips are so obscure or impractical they don’t apply to anyone. On the other hand, certain nuggets of truth can transform the way you think about your money — you just have to find them.
The Absurd On-Again, Off-Again Relationship I Developed with My Cast Iron Skillet
I had a crush for several months before ever making a move. I'd scroll through the feeds of my favorite food bloggers, daydreaming of what the future could hold: stove-to-oven creations like eggplant parm and mac and cheese, hearty breakfasts, cozy dinners, stories and recipes to share with the next generation.
7 chic restaurants housed in former gas stations
The cappuccino, made with locally-roasted beans, comes complete with a flawless flower swirled in the foam. Filled with light, subway tile and loopy hand-lettering, Tandem Bakery in Portland, Maine has all the hallmarks of a hipster enclave. Heck, it's even named after a type of bicycle.