Julian Binder

Julian Binder

Expertise: Politics, History, Economics, Philosophy
Title: Fact Checker
Education: McGill University
Location: Brooklyn, NY


  • Reviews articles at The Balance by fact-checking for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Published in a peer-reviewed cultural studies journal
  • Research assistant for economics projects analyzing social trends in Civil War postal data
  • Content writer and editor for numerous companies


Julian Binder studied American history, won the North American Studies Book Prize, and graduated with distinction from McGill University. They worked as an economics research assistant for the department chair by analyzing Civil War postal data for new insight into diversity amongst the postmaster elite. Julian went on to publish cultural studies work in a peer-reviewed academic journal. Before joining Dotdash, Julian worked on the content side at two different companies, focusing on copywriting and editing.

As a fact checker for The Balance, Julian is able to utilize their experience as an editor and economics research assistant. Their role as fact checker is to review articles for accuracy, update data as needed, and verify all facts by citing trusted sources.


Julian received a B.A. from McGill University in American Studies, East Asian Studies, and Marketing.

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.