Hiranmayi Srinivasan Title: Associate Editor Education: Loyola Marymount University Location: San Francisco Expertise: Personal Finance Associate editor for The BalanceFormer personal finance writer at Dotdash Meredith, covering topics such as budgeting, saving, homeownership, and investingContributed 170+ personal finance articles across Real Simple, Parents, Better Homes & Gardens, Health Experience Hiranmayi Srinivasan is an associate editor for The Balance. She joined Dotdash Meredith in March 2021 as a staff writer for the centralized finance desk, and wrote daily personal finance articles across several Meredith lifestyle brands including Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Parents, and Health. Previously, Hiranmayi worked in local news as a junior assignment editor at NBC Los Angeles, and held internships at science publication Seeker, and NBC Nightly News. Education Hiranmayi has a bachelor of arts in communication studies from Loyola Marymount University, with a minor in journalism. 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.