Khara Scheppmann Education: University of Nevada, Las Vegas Location: Las Vegas, NV Expertise: Marketing, Advertising, Project Management, Brand Management Fact checker for The Balance since 2020Has a background in small business banking and financial servicesSpecializes in insurance, credit card, and banking fact-checking Experience Khara Scheppmann has over 12 years of marketing and advertising experience with a focus in banking and financial services. Previously, she worked at one of the largest advertising agencies in the southwest, project managing advertising efforts for luxury resorts and non-profits throughout Nevada. Education Khara received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 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.