Apryl Duncan Education: University of Tennessee, University of Honolulu Expertise: Budgeting, family finances Freelance writer and copywriter with more than 20 years of experienceHas been published worldwide Experience Apryl Duncan is a budgeting and family finances experience. She also has experience writing about marketing's impact on a business and advertising. As a freelance writer and copywriter of more than 20 years, Duncan's writing has been published worldwide and translated into nine languages.Prior to freelancing, Duncan worked in advertising. Her career began with writing copy for local television commercials. She now has more than a decade of related experience. Duncan has also taught online advertising courses. Education April attended the University of Tennessee and the University of Honolulu. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.