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Daniel Rathburn

Economic Policy, Digital Media, Cryptocurrency
Associate Editor
Michigan State University


  • Joined The Balance in January 2020
  • Over three years of experience working in print and digital media as a fact-checker and editor
  • Researches the latest trends in investing, economic policy, and personal finance


Daniel Rathburn is an associate editor at The Balance. He helps keep The Balance's extensive library of financial content comprehensive and up-to-date by incorporating the latest news and trends in economic policy, personal finance, and investing.

After graduating with a double-major in English and political science from Michigan State University, Daniel moved to New York to begin his career in publishing at Harper's Magazine. Since then, Daniel has worked at a number of print and digital outlets, either as a fact-checker or editor, including Simon & Schuster, Investopedia, and Dzanc Books.

Daniel was born and raised in Michigan and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Daniel holds a bachelor's degree in English and political science from Michigan State University.