Jessica Ullrich Title: Associate Finance Editor, Performance Marketing at Investopedia and The Balance Education: UMass Lowell Location: Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts Expertise: Investing, cryptocurrency, credit cards, and insurance Associate Finance Editor at Investopedia and The Balance10+ years’ experience editing content for financial and business publicationsExpertise in investing, cryptocurrency, credit cards, and insurance Experience Jessica is an Associate Finance Editor on the Performance Marketing team at The Balance. She's been editing financial and business content for over a decade. Prior to joining the Performance Marketing team, Jess was an editor at FinanceBuzz where she helped build out the site’s investing, cryptocurrency, credit card, and insurance verticals. She also spent nearly five years in an editorial role at a blockchain media agency where she worked on content campaigns for brands like State Street Global Advisors and Mint.In her spare time, you can find Jess reading about investing and personal finance, working in her garden, or spending time with family. Education Bachelor of Arts in History, UMass LowellMaster of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, UMass Lowell 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.