Wordsmith, @NerdWallet staff writer and data journalist, lifelong Texan. Passions include personal finance, LGBTQ rights, dog rescue, dim sum.

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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...


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.