Logan Allec Title: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and personal finance writer Education: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California (USC) Location: Los Angeles, California Expertise: Taxes, Tax planning, Business taxes, Credit cards Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a decade of tax consulting and writing experienceHolds a master's in taxation from the University of Southern California (USC)Has over 100,000 YouTube subscribers Experience Logan Allec is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a personal finance expert. He has more than a decade of experience consulting and writing about taxes, tax planning, credit cards, budgeting, and more. His expertise has been featured in notable financial publications such as CNBC, MarketWatch, Forbes, Bankrate among others.Logan has also consulted on taxes and tax planning for both small businesses as well as billion-dollar, publicly-traded corporations. In addition to writing for The Balance and practicing as a CPA, he publishes multiple articles per week about personal finance topics ranging from credit cards to investment platforms to cash-back apps on his blog Money Done Right as well as his personal finance YouTube channel. Education In addition to his CPA license, Logan has a master's in taxation from the University of Southern California (USC) and a bachelor's in linguistics and anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He also has a minor in accounting. 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.