Matthew R Webber Expertise: Economics, Budgeting, Investing, Cryptocurrency, Student loans, Retirement planning Title: Writer Education: University College London, University of Bristol, Goldsmiths College, University of London Location: London, UK Highlights Has more than five years of experience as a freelance writer and researcherExpertise ranges from social anthropology to personal financeWork has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, CoinTelegraph, and Investopedia Experience Matthew Ryan Webber is a writer, researcher, and editor based between London, Lisbon, and New York. He has been researching and writing about economics and personal finance for three years. During that time, he has written hundreds of articles explaining the complexities of modern economics, budgeting, and investing to a general audience. Education Matthew holds a doctorate in social anthropology from University College London, a master of science in anthropology from Bristol University, and a bachelor's degree in English literature from Goldsmiths College, University of London. 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.