Mike Price Title: Personal Finance Writer and Controller Education: Westminster College, University of Utah Location: Ogden, Utah Expertise: Investing, Accounting, Real estate Over six years of experience working in the banking industryHas written dozens of articles on investing, accounting, real estate, and moreHas been published on The Motley Fool and other personal finance websites Experience Mike Price is a personal finance writer with more than six years of prior experience working in the banking industry. He specializes in writing about investing, real estate and accounting for The Balance. His work has also been featured in other notable financial websites such as The Motley Fool.Mike has been an active investor in the stock markets for more than 17 years. He started his career in banking as a credit analyst with First Utah Bank and later worked at Bank of the West, helping small businesses get loans. He has since held the position of Controller at construction firm RHI LLC. Education Mike studied finance and accounting in college, earning his bachelor's from Westminster College. He earned his master's in finance from the University of Utah. 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.