Below is just a small sampling of my work for various clients. I specialize in producing content in the following areas:

Student Loan Hero: How to Pay for Emergency Vet Care

When my dog Anya got sick last year, I was terrified. I rushed her to the emergency clinic, where she… Read more Student Loan Hero: How to Pay for Emergency Vet Care

The Huffington Post: ITT Tech Closure

John Baughman was pursuing a career in information technology in the Systems and Cybersecurity program at ITT Technical Institute in… Read more The Huffington Post: ITT Tech Closure

Business Insider: This Mistake Keeps You From Becoming Rich

Think about the last time you got a raise or a bonus. It was exciting, right? It was so exciting… Read more Business Insider: This Mistake Keeps You From Becoming Rich

graduation cap on stacks of dollar bills

USA Today: 6 Vital Things Parents Should Know About Student Loans

About 3.5 million high school students are expected to graduate from high school this spring, and most will go to… Read more USA Today: 6 Vital Things Parents Should Know About Student Loans

Student Loan Hero: How This Couple is Paying Off $600,000 in Student Loans

The average American college student leaves school with $37,172 in student loans. And that’s difficult enough to manage. Can you imagine trying… Read more Student Loan Hero: How This Couple is Paying Off $600,000 in Student Loans

Money Magazine: 5 Sites That Will Buy Your Old Phone

The new iPhone 7 is out, and demand for the latest device from Apple is huge. Along with the hype is a… Read more Money Magazine: 5 Sites That Will Buy Your Old Phone

Money Under 30: Your Wallet’s Been Stolen—What Should You Do Now?

A stolen wallet might top everyone’s list of everyday nightmares. And it’s scary for good reason: Armed with your driver’s license, credit cards, checkbook,… Read more Money Under 30: Your Wallet’s Been Stolen—What Should You Do Now?

Credible: Use the 2+2 Plan and Graduate With Less Debt

One of the best methods to reduce the cost of college is attending a two-year community college and then transferring… Read more Credible: Use the 2+2 Plan and Graduate With Less Debt

Wise Bread: How to Take One Vacation Day and Save Thousands

We all have a list of financial tasks we keep meaning to get to, but between work, family, everyday obligations,… Read more Wise Bread: How to Take One Vacation Day and Save Thousands

Huffington Post: 4 Reasons Betsy DeVos is So Controversial

On Tuesday, the United States Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos as the new Secretary of Education. Her confirmation comes after… Read more Huffington Post: 4 Reasons Betsy DeVos is So Controversial

Entrepreneur: Yes, You Can Refinance Your Student Loans When You’re Self-Employed

If you want more freedom and control over your career, self-employment can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. According to… Read more Entrepreneur: Yes, You Can Refinance Your Student Loans When You’re Self-Employed

MarketWatch: 5 Surprising Ways to Make Money From Your Home

If you’re a homeowner, chances are housing costs are your largest expense. According to Zillow, the median mortgage payment eats… Read more MarketWatch: 5 Surprising Ways to Make Money From Your Home

The Penny Hoarder: I Said “Yes” to Selling My Wedding Dress

Weeks after my wedding, I picked up my gown from the cleaners and hung it in the closet of the… Read more The Penny Hoarder: I Said “Yes” to Selling My Wedding Dress

Student Loan Hero: Dept. of Ed. Announces $350 Expansion to PSLF

On May 23, the U.S. Department of Education, led by Betsy DeVos, announced a major change to the Public Service… Read more Student Loan Hero: Dept. of Ed. Announces $350 Expansion to PSLF

MarketWatch: 4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Lie On Your Taxes

The average tax refund is more than $3,000. When you hear that number and do your taxes, only to find… Read more MarketWatch: 4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Lie On Your Taxes

HuffPost: 4 Ways To Buy A Zero-Down Home

Owning a home is part of the American dream. But for many people, coming up with a down payment is… Read more HuffPost: 4 Ways To Buy A Zero-Down Home

Realtor.com: 7 Surprisingly Smart Reasons Why I’ll Never Buy a Home

“When are you going to grow up and buy a home?” “You know you’re throwing money away on rent, right?”… Read more Realtor.com: 7 Surprisingly Smart Reasons Why I’ll Never Buy a Home

Wide Open Pets: Pet Raccoons-Good Idea, or Total Disaster?

One look at their little masked faces and there is no doubt about it — Raccoons are adorable. But while these… Read more Wide Open Pets: Pet Raccoons-Good Idea, or Total Disaster?

Experian: What Is Piggybacking Credit?

Piggybacking credit, also known as becoming an authorized user, is when you are added to another person’s credit card account,… Read more Experian: What Is Piggybacking Credit?

Earnest: How Student Loan Refinancing Helped This Family Buy a House

Mark Parrett and his wife, Amelia are high achievers. He went to business school to become a financial planner, and… Read more Earnest: How Student Loan Refinancing Helped This Family Buy a House

FinanceBuzz: 25 Hottest Markets For Rideshare Drivers

This FinanceBuzz study finds that as a rideshare driver, where you drive can have a significant impact on your earnings.… Read more FinanceBuzz: 25 Hottest Markets For Rideshare Drivers

LendingTree: How to Become a Therapeutic Riding Instructor

If you’re looking for a rewarding career that allows you to spend time with horses while helping people, consider a… Read more LendingTree: How to Become a Therapeutic Riding Instructor

myBankTracker: How to Buy Disney Stock

The Walt Disney Company is one of the world’s largest and most prominent brands, dominating everything from theme parks to… Read more myBankTracker: How to Buy Disney Stock

4 Best Dog DNA Tests

If your dog is a much-beloved mutt, you’re not alone. According to the Humane Society of the United States, 51%… Read more 4 Best Dog DNA Tests

Healthcare.com: Is Yoga Covered By Your Health Insurance?

Practicing yoga can really improve your overall fitness and health. But class costs can add up to hundreds a month… Read more Healthcare.com: Is Yoga Covered By Your Health Insurance?

FinanceBuzz: 1 in 3 Americans Putting Off a Financial Decision Until After the Election

When it comes to President Trump’s tenure in office, people are divided on how well they’re doing financially. [Continue reading… Read more FinanceBuzz: 1 in 3 Americans Putting Off a Financial Decision Until After the Election

Investopedia: Best Student Loan Refinance Companies

In the United States, student loans are a national epidemic. According to Experian, Americans carry $35,359 in student loan debt,… Read more Investopedia: Best Student Loan Refinance Companies

Credit Karma: 4 Best Peer-to-Peer Lenders for Personal Loans

Whether you want to consolidate high-interest credit card debt or need a small loan to cover an unexpected car repair,… Read more Credit Karma: 4 Best Peer-to-Peer Lenders for Personal Loans

MagnifyMoney: A Guide for Novice Investors

You’ve heard this line over and over again: To be smart with your money, you need to both build your… Read more MagnifyMoney: A Guide for Novice Investors

Forbes: What To Do If Your Student Loans Are Ineligible For Coronavirus Relief

In recent weeks, unemployment rates have skyrocketed due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving many student loan borrowers concerned about how… Read more Forbes: What To Do If Your Student Loans Are Ineligible For Coronavirus Relief

Wallet Joy: Need Help Paying Rent? Here’s How to Get Rental Assistance

The American Payroll Association reported in 2019 that more than 74% of employees would face financial difficulties if their paycheck… Read more Wallet Joy: Need Help Paying Rent? Here’s How to Get Rental Assistance

Investopedia: Petal Visa Card Review

The Petal Visa card is an excellent starter card for those who have no credit history. Unlike many cards for… Read more Investopedia: Petal Visa Card Review

Forbes: What To Do If Your Employer Suspends 401(k) Matching Contributions

Thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, your investment portfolio has most likely taken a hit. But there may be even more… Read more Forbes: What To Do If Your Employer Suspends 401(k) Matching Contributions

Earnest: Should You Take a Gap Year?

While most students can’t wait to start college in the fall, a handful of students decide to put off enrolling… Read more Earnest: Should You Take a Gap Year?

MSN: SmileDirect Club Reviews and Results

f you’re insecure about your teeth, you’re not alone. A 2019 survey from market research firm OnePoll found that approximately… Read more MSN: SmileDirect Club Reviews and Results

SiberianSamoyed: Are Samoyeds Hypoallergenic?

Pet allergies are extremely common. According to Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Research, 10 to 20 percent of the world’s population is… Read more SiberianSamoyed: Are Samoyeds Hypoallergenic?

cheerful multiethnic students with books sitting near university

Forbes: Public Service Loan Forgiveness- What It Is And How To Qualify

Whether you’re planning a career as a social worker or want to work in local government, public service jobs can… Read more Forbes: Public Service Loan Forgiveness- What It Is And How To Qualify

Health.com: Sensorineural Hearing Loss- Causes and Treatment

Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is the most common type of permanent hearing loss, affecting approximately 48 million people in the… Read more Health.com: Sensorineural Hearing Loss- Causes and Treatment

black envelope with cash dollars on marble table

Forbes: 20 Retirement Terms You Should Know

If you’re new to saving for retirement, all the unfamiliar jargon can be off putting. Here’s a primer on 20… Read more Forbes: 20 Retirement Terms You Should Know

person using a macbook and holding a credit card

Investopedia: Best Credit Monitoring Services

Unfortunately, identity theft is incredibly common and criminals can use your information to open up credit cards or take out… Read more Investopedia: Best Credit Monitoring Services

pink petaled flowers closeup photo

Southeast Bank: 7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

After a tough winter, the weather is finally improving. With warmer temperatures, you may be motivated to spring clean your… Read more Southeast Bank: 7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

Forbes: Is College Worth the Cost?

If you’re in high school, guidance counselors, teachers and other well-meaning adults have likely told you—repeatedly—that you need to attend… Read more Forbes: Is College Worth the Cost?

EverydayHealth: What Does Medicare Not Cover?

If you’re nearing the age of 65, qualifying for Medicare can provide you with essential health insurance coverage. According to the Kaiser… Read more EverydayHealth: What Does Medicare Not Cover?

calculator and pen on table

MagnifyMoney: What Is a Refundable Tax Credit?

Claiming the tax credits you’re eligible for can help you maximize the amount of money you receive back from the… Read more MagnifyMoney: What Is a Refundable Tax Credit?

debt word graphic

Forbes: How To Negotiate Student Loan Settlement

While Congress has provided significant relief to millions of student loan borrowers in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, these efforts… Read more Forbes: How To Negotiate Student Loan Settlement

dollar bill held between two hands

Next Advisor: Interest on Emergency Loans Can Get ‘Ugly.’

Here’s What to Avoid When You Need Money Quickly Your pet needs life-saving surgery. A relative passed away unexpectedly, and… Read more Next Advisor: Interest on Emergency Loans Can Get ‘Ugly.’

crypto coins

Forbes: To the Moon! How To Buy Dogecoin

Every dog has its day, and in the world of cryptocurrencies the luckiest dog recently has been Dogecoin. Everyone from Elon… Read more Forbes: To the Moon! How To Buy Dogecoin

graduation cap on stacks of dollar bills

Mediafeed: Heading to college? Here’s where to find free money

If you’re planning on attending college, you may be worried about the cost — and with good reason. With rising… Read more Mediafeed: Heading to college? Here’s where to find free money

healthcare

HealthCareInsider: Alabama Health Insurance

Almost 5 million people call Alabama home.1 Nearly half of the population gets health insurance coverage from their employers, and 36%… Read more HealthCareInsider: Alabama Health Insurance

pen and paper

Saving For College: What is a Master Promissory Note?

When it comes to paying for college, most students have to turn to student loans and parent loans to foot… Read more Saving For College: What is a Master Promissory Note?

smile drawn on green paper

Health: SmileDirectClub Reviews and Results

If you’re insecure about your teeth, you’re not alone. A 2019 survey from market research firm OnePoll found that approximately… Read more Health: SmileDirectClub Reviews and Results