Elisabeth Christopherson Title: Fact Checker Education: Luther College Location: Brighton, Michigan Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Personal Finance, Online Education Fact-checks product reviews for The Balance, ensuring that articles are accurate, supported by reputable sources, and free from spelling and grammatical errorsAccounting professional, fact checker, and researcher with several years of experience in online educationPreviously worked with an online education platform to finalize and publish test and homework questions and answers for their accounting, business, and economic answer libraryFormer expert reviewer for Study.com, where she worked with contributing writers and edited their content for grammar, accuracy, and originality Experience Elisabeth Christopherson is accounting professional, fact-checker, and researcher who brings several years of experience to her fact-checking role at The Balance.Prior to joining the The Balance team, Elisabeth was as an expert reviewer with Study.com. During this time, she worked closely with contributing writers to edit their content for grammar, accuracy, and originality. She made sure that all contributions upheld the content and writing standards of the company.During her career, Elisabeth spent many years as a supplier relations specialist, working to resolve business inefficiencies and promote cost containment. Education Elisabeth received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Luther College in Iowa. 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.