Jamie Johnson Expertise: Personal finance, Credit reports and scores, Mortgages, Loans, Small business lending Title: Personal Finance Writer Education: University of Kansas Location: Kansas City, Missouri Highlights Expert in personal finance in business lendingHas written for Rocket Mortgage, Credit Karma, Business Insider, and the U.S. Chamber of CommerceHas published more than 2,000 personal finance articles Experience Jamie Johnson is a Kansas City-based finance and business expert whose work has been featured on several of the top finance and business sites in the country, including Credit Karma, Business Insider, Bankrate, Rocket Mortgage, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Quicken Loans, and The Balance. For the past five years, she's dedicated more than 10,000 hours of research and writing to more than 2,000 articles about personal finance topics, including building credit, mortgages, and personal and student loans. Education Jamie has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Kansas. 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.