Madison DuPaix

Title: Owner, Contributor, Chief Editor at
Education: University of Wisconsin School of Business
Location: Middleton Town, Wisconsin
Expertise: Family Finance
  • Family finance expert for The Balance
  • Founder of My Dollar Plan and Points Family websites
  • Has also written about career planning, investing, taxes, credit cards, and free travel


Madison DuPaix is a mother of three who wrote about family finances for The Balance. She has also covered personal finance for the MintLife Blog.

Madison is currently the owner and chief editor of My Dollar Plan, where she writes about investing, retirement, taxes, credit cards, and deals. She spun off that site's travel section into another website called Points Family, which talks about ways to earn free travel.

Madison started her career working in the finance and insurance industries. She's also an enrolled agent who started a tax business on the side and is the founder of a local investment club.


Madison attended the University of Wisconsin's business school, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in business.

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