Freelance writer/editor, journalist, communicator. Lifelong Texan. Passions include travel, LGBTQ and women's rights, dog rescue, dim sum, arts & culture.

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Biography

I started off my career as a personal finance journalist at CreditCards.com in 2007 and have written for dozens of websites and publications over the years. I'm currently a Staff Writer for NerdWallet.com (I telecommute from Texas), where I aim to help consumers make better financial decisions. I...

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@emstarbuck — 2,916 followers, 2,829 tweets

Nov 10, 2017

I had the privilege of being at this event today. Thank you @HRC and @LambdaLegal for doing the work you do, especially for trans troops! https://t.co/TUaN8hozwL

Oct 24, 2017

Wow, super happy to see this! Young subscribers flock to old media:  http://politi.co/2gwWz6g  via @politico #journalism

Oct 09, 2017

.@Jason_Aldean's comments on @nbcsnl last night followed by his cover of Tom Petty's "Won't Back Down" is perfection.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial Assistant at CreditCards.com

Why did you become a journalist?

I have an undying thirst for learning new things, and I love sharing knowledge that helps people.