Directory of Writers

Here's a list of all the freelance writers in our community. As well as a dash of copywriters, editors, resume tweakers, LinkedIn crafters, etc, covering all areas of personal finance, entrepreneurship and more.
Paula Pant - Paula is a former newspaper editor at the E.W. Scripps chain and the founder of AffordAnything.com. She offers high-caliber freelance writing services on personal finance issues, with a specialty around retirement planning, investing, real estate, and general personal finance.
John Schmoll - My experience includes freelance writing, ghost writing, blog writing, blog management and social media management. Some of the subjects I've written extensively on include: frugality, investing, finance, budgeting, entrepreneurialism, small business, marketing, copywriting, and communication. I currently provide staff writing for a handful of personal blogs as well as GoBankingRates, US News & World Report, and Personal Capital.
Melanie Lockert - Melanie is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance topics, including student loans, student loan refinancing, credit, savings strategies, side hustles and more. Her work is millennial-focused and personable and has appeared on Credit Karma, Student Loan Hero, GoGirl Finance, Huffington Post and Rockstar Finance.
Zina Kumok - A former newspaper reporter, Denver-based Zina Kumok has covered everything from murder trials to the Final Four. Her portfolio includes work for Credit Karma, Intuit and Investopedia. She writes about personal finance for a variety of publications and has been featured in DailyWorth, Fox Business and USA Today.
Greg Johnson - I am a freelance writer and editor specializing in personal finance and travel topics. My areas of expertise include budgeting, frugal living, travel rewards and frugal travel, student loans, credit, debt, and self-employment. I have experience ghost writing and am available to write in a variety of styles.
Holly Johnson - I'm a freelance writer with in-depth knowledge of credit, personal finance, and travel. I'm available to write about a variety of topics in almost any style. I'm also available for expert interviews on a broad range of topics including credit card rewards, frugal living, frugal family travel, minimalist lifestyles, and bread-winning women.
Brian Brandow - I blog at DebtDiscipline.com and specialize in the following topics: personal finance, debt management, teaching children about Money, getting out of Debt and budgeting.
Travis Pizel - I am a freelance writer, blogging since 2010, specializing in personal finance. I enjoy sharing financial successes and failures through personal experiences as a husband and parent. I'm also skilled at researching topics for informative posts and have extensive experience as a social media specialist, promoting content through social media channels. I can be reached at travispizel@gmail.com.
Valerie Rind - Best known for her website and award-winning book, Gold Diggers and Deadbeat Dads: True Stories of Friends, Family, and Financial Ruin, Valerie Rind writes about the full spectrum of personal finance topics. Areas of specialty include divorce and end-of-life financial issues. She’s been featured in major media sites including Time/Money, Fortune, Forbes, MSN, and GOBankingRates.
Erin Lowry - I work as both a freelance writer and speaker on nearly any topic related to personal finance. My areas of expertise include: student loans, credit cards, handling the financial transition from college to the real world, how to build and keep a strong credit score, budgeting and balancing relationships (both romantic and platonic) and your money.
Michelle Argento-Diamond - I’m a Philadelphia-based business and finance writer who's been marketing financial products for almost 20 years. I partner with top-notch and high-exposure brands to create consumer-facing and B2B materials that enhance brand image, meet regulatory requirements, and strengthen reputations. My work has appeared on MSN Money, Time.com, Yahoo Finance, FOXBusiness.com, The Motley Fool, and more.
Marissa Anwar - I currently offer freelance writing services for the lifestyle verticals. My background is in product design and small business. I'm also a travel writer for multiple publications, and have been featured on a variety of sites such as Toronto Star, CNBC, The Today Show, MSNBC among others.
Kate Dore - I'm a freelance personal finance writer with a background in social media and software. I can help create compelling content for your blog, newsletter, or website. I love working with financial advisors and startups. And I blog about my hustle toward financial freedom at CashvilleSkyline.com. You can connect with me on Twitter at @CashvilleSky.
Jacob Wade - Freelance writer on budgeting, saving, passive investing, DIY, and credit card in-depth reviews. As a reformed spender (I blew through $100,000 in 2 years once) and financial coach, I offer in-depth expertise on how to successfully get people to take action and improve their finances. I specialize in building plans that help people achieve their goals, and coming up with unique ways to save a LOT of money in almost any budget category. Looking to help others financially succeed so they can build the life they’ve always wanted.
Lance Cothern - I offer freelance writing services in the personal finance space. I have a CPA license in the Commonwealth in Virginia. I have experience going through many different financial situations including paying off over $80,000 of student loan debt in less than three years with my wife.
Miranda Marquit - I have been a full-time freelance financial journalist and professional blogger for several years now. My specialties include personal finance, entrepreneurship, beginning investing, and other finance-related topics. I write on many other subjects as well, including law, science, and technology. Sometimes I rant about politics and religion.
Jackie Lam - I am a personal finance writer, brand specialist, copywriter, and copyeditor with nearly 10 years of experience. I love educating the public about personal finance and have a flair for creating content that is valuable, informative, and engaging for the intended audience. I've written for Transamerica, CO-OP Financial Services, Freelancers Union, and Cat Fancy's CatChannel.com. I've been featured in Forbes, Kiplinger, and Yahoo Finance. As a brand specialist, I've written marketing copy to convey a brand's unique message and story on accounts such as Mattel, Warner Bros., Live Nation, Crayola, and Taylor Swift.
Stefanie O'Connell - Stefanie uses powerful storytelling and content to engage young audiences around their finances. A former contributor at US News & World Report, past clients include Discover, Barclaycard, PersonalCapital, GoBankingRates and a variety of other corporate, startup and editorial outlets.
Pauline Paquin - Pauline is a personal finance and travel expert whose work has been featured on major media outlets such as The Huffington Post, Forbes and MSN Money. Her areas of expertise include simple living, debt freedom, early retirement and millenial money. Her straight to the point writing makes finances easy for every audience.
Linsey Knerl - Since 2006, Linsey Knerl has created thousands of compelling features for web and print. Her consumer-friendly pieces have been featured at Hobby Farms, Grit, American Express OPEN, Forbes, PC Mag, Investopedia, TIME, and others. With a focus on clear copy and a rapid turnaround, she will speak the language of your audience and help you put your best words where they will be seen!
Louis DeNicola - Louis is a personal finance writer and educator. He's worked with multi-national financial services companies, smaller websites focused on personal finance education, and FinTech startups to deliver compelling and information content. His work ranges from lists of practical money-related tips and tricks to personal interviews with people who've overcome large financial hurdles. Among other places, you can find Louis's writing on MSN Money, Cheapism, Business Insider, Daily Finance, and Magnify Money.
Hannah Rounds - As a writer, I aim to help young people achieve financial stability when their careers, the economy, and their family life are in a constant state of flux. I write about financial products, investing, money and marriage, career development (especially of the non-linear variety), and raising kids who understand money.
Tonya Stumphauzer - I’m available to do staff writing for your blog or company. Topics range from personal finance, lifestyle, career, fitness, and health and wellness. I’ve contributed guest blogs to many personal finance sites, and I’m currently a staff writer with Bionic Body. I would be happy to send samples of my writing.
David Auten and John R. Schneider - David and John are personal finance writers, bloggers and speakers. They use their combined tenure in financial services of over 30 years and their experience of getting into and out of $51,000 in credit card debt to help others live debt free, have fun and be money conscious. In addition to their work on Debt Free Guys and Queer Money, they’ve appeared on Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, MSN Money and more. David and John specialize in LGBT finance, general personal finance, debt, retirement and investing.
Aaron Crowe - Aaron is a freelance journalist who specializes in personal finance writing and editing. His work has appeared at AOL, US News & World Report, Wisebread, Credit.com, Bankrate, AARP, Learnvest, and at businesses such as Wells Fargo and Allstate.
Amanda Abella - I provide timely, well-researched, data-driven articles on business operations, marketing concepts, personal finance, business finance and financial education topics. Current and past clients include Investopedia, Credit Karma, Kabbage Small Business Loans and more.
Roger Wohlner - Roger is an experienced financial advisor based in Arlington Heights, Ill. His expertise includes providing financial planning and investment advice to individual clients, 401(k) plan sponsors, foundations and endowments. His work has been featured on Investopedia, US News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, and other publications. Roger uses his experience as a financial advisor and his writing background to explain complex financial topics to a variety of audiences in an easy to read, understandable format.
Justin Pritchard - I'm a personal finance expert and CFP professional. With over 10 years of experience writing and working in financial services, I have seen plenty of questions from consumers and learned how to communicate in an effective, down-to-earth way (while still sharing important technical information on complex financial matters). I've also successfully met plenty of deadlines. I am very open to staff writing or ghost writing - I don't need my name to appear on your content.
Kayla Sloan - Writing is my passion! I’ve done a lot of writing over the years from local and state-wide newspaper articles, magazine writing, and now blogging. My knowledge base is very wide. I’ve covered lots of topics including, but not limited to: personal finance, debt, lifestyle, fashion and beauty, relationships, frugal living, couponing, crafts, pets, and all types of agricultural topics. I would love to write for your blog or publication on a one-time or recurring basis! I am professional, timely, and courteous in completing assigned tasks.
Tiffany Alexy - My background is in real estate and business, so those are the topics I feel most comfortable and passionate about! I am a huge proponent of the financial independence / early retirement movement and am obsessed with frugality, minimalism, investing, and the various paths to get there. I'm also a licensed real estate broker in the state of NC and work as an active sales agent and real estate investor. Anything real estate, investing, or real estate investing related, I'm all over it :)
Michelle Jackson - Michelle is a personal finance and lifestyle blogger for her site www.shopmyclosetproject.com and podcaster for her show Girl Gone Frugal on iTunes. She focuses on helping people downsize their spending, increase savings, learn how to hustle hard and make more money in the list amount of time while working towards their best imagined life. Her works have been featured in: The Globe and Mail, Rockstar Finance, Wisebread, and Student Loan Hero.
Rachel Hernandez - With over a decade of experience in real estate investing, I can write articles on the topic of real estate/investing.
Alaina Tweddale - I’m a Philadelphia-based business and finance writer who's been marketing financial products for almost 20 years. I partner with top-notch and high-exposure brands to create consumer-facing and B2B materials that enhance brand image, meet regulatory requirements, and strengthen reputations. My work has appeared on MSN Money, Time.com, Yahoo Finance, FOXBusiness.com, The Motley Fool, and more.
Kali Hawlk - I'm a freelance writer who specializes in writing on money, personal finance, entrepreneurship, and careers. I also work with financial advisors to consult on inbound marketing strategies, and am the Director of Marketing at XY Planning Network, the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who specialize in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients.
Kelly Whalen - Kelly is a writer who focuses on the intersection of parenting and personal finance. She is freelance writer for a variety of clients including retail clients, consumer clients, and personal finance companies. Topics range from lifestyle content such as fashion and gift ideas to in-depth personal finance topics such as retirement fund options and money saving advice. Find samples of her writing at CentsibleLife.com.
Catherine Alford - Are you interested in hiring an experienced writer who consistently produces quality work and is always on time? Well then, I’m your girl! My writing has been featured on some of the most popular blogs in the world, including the Huffington Post and Life Hack, and I am currently available to create unique, high quality content for your site too. Here are the topics I enjoy writing about: personal finance, managing money, difficult life experiences, marriage, living abroad, traveling abroad, motherhood.
Sherrian Crumbley - I have spent the last few years utilizing my love of writing and other creative skills to help develop the website, branding, and content for KNS Financial and our various websites. I have also been a ghostwriter and editor for other websites, specializing in topics of faith and finance, budgeting, career, entrepreneurship, and money management.
Robert Farrington - Robert is a freelance writer that has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Huffington Post, MSN Money, and more. He typically writes about millennial money issues, student loan debt, and education. You can see samples of his writing here.
Hank Coleman - I am a freelance writer blogging and writing for many national online publications since 2008, specializing in personal finance. I hold a Masters in Finance and have taken collegiate courses required to sit for the CFP exam. While I write about all facets of money topics and personal finance, I specialize in investing, retirement, and insurance.
Kalen Bruce - Kalen is a unique financial and productivity writer. He writes on all finance topics, including dumping debt, retirement investing, saving money, frugality, finances with children, smart credit card usage and related topics. He writes on productivity topics, including science-based habit building, time management, exercise, energy levels, goal setting and related topics. Kalen is happily married with 4 children, no debt and serves on active duty in the US Air Force, so he brings an interesting perspective on life.
Shannon McNay - I’m a writer, content strategist, and community builder. My focus is on personal finance (more specifically, the emotional side of personal finance), but I also cover other topics including networking, productivity, and living your best life. I specialize in turning hairy, complicated topics into understandable and easy-to-digest content.
Jason Butler - Jason is a freelance writer with a background as a financial counselor. I specialize in topics such as debt, side hustles, travel and college information. You can view some of my work at www.TheButlerJournal.com.
Eric McWhinnie - Eric is a Money & Career Senior Editor at The Cheat Sheet. He formerly worked at State Street and Waddell & Reed in the financial advisor services. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. In 2012, Forbes named him #4 on their list of Top 10 Social Media Influencers on Wall Street. His work has been featured on Yahoo!, USA Today, The Week, and Business Insider. He's available for interviews and can be reached at eric@cheatsheet.com.
Sarah Li Cain - Sarah Li Cain is a money storyteller who weaves interviews and engaging storytelling methods to hook in readers and turn them into raving fans. Her specialties include case studies, holistic finances, alternative investments, budgeting, money management, debt and credit cards. Current and past clients include Magnify Money, Centsai, Chime Banking, LendEDU and other Fortune 500 companies.
Melissa - As a freelance writer, Melissa offers many skills honed through her years of professional writing, including editing, grammar, and research skills. If you're looking for a competent and creative writer whose work requires no editing, Melissa is the writer for you. Visit her blog for examples of her work, or email for references from clients. Melissa focuses millennial personal finance, the home selling, buying & renovation process, saving money, the freelance economy & entrepreneurship, and career advice for Millennials.
Ashley Gainer - Ashley is an experienced writer and editor who specializes in money, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle topics. Her writing is informative, engaging, and data-driven, and her copy is always clean. She's been featured on sites like the Huffington Post and The Penny Hoarder, and she's also a trusted ghostwriter for several popular personal finance sites. Get in touch with her at ashley@ashleygainer.com.
Latoya Scott - Latoya is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance topics including, budgeting, credit, savings, side-hustling, student loan debt and more. Latoya blogs over at Lifeandabudget.com, where she inspires millennials to hustle, pay off debt and live life on their own terms. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Rockstar Finance, My Fab Finance, and GoodCall.
Tina Roth - I am a freelance personal finance blogger, writer and proof-reader specializing in frugality and money management tips. My other experiences include social media management, ghost writing and Wordpress blog management. I already have worked with Investopedia, Kabbage and many other small to large enterprises.
Eric Bowlin - Eric is a freelance writer specializing in personal finance, real estate, investing, and entrepreneurship. He writes in a compelling and relatable way to get complex thoughts across in a simple fashion. You can connect with Eric and check out some of his work at IdealREI.com.
Liz Stapleton - I’m a freelance writer focusing on personal finance, entrepreneurship, and issues lawyers face. I write engaging and shareable blog posts and articles. My writing has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Penny Hoarder, Credit Sesame, and MagnifyMoney.
Nords - I hesitate to join these lists because I don't want to compete with people who earn their living at it. However some of you can't afford to pay freelancers yet and just want a one-time boost so that you can start hiring them. So I'll offer my free guest appearance for your podcast or an interview for your blog post: How military families can reach financial independence, what I've learned from retiring over 13 years ago at the age of 41, how angel investing works and how entrepreneurs should craft their pitch, anything on Hawaii life, slow travel, parenting, sustainability/frugality.