Miranda Marquit Expertise: Personal Finance, Investing Education: Syracuse University, Utah State University, Executive MBA Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho Highlights Over a decade in personal finance journalism Published in MSN Money, CNBC, Marketwatch, NPR, Forbes, HuffPost, and the Wall Street JournalCo-host of the Money Tree investing podcast Experience Miranda Marquit has been writing about personal finance and investing since 2006. She's written thousands of articles for prominent media outlets, including The Balance, MSN Money, CNBC, Marketwatch, NPR, and the Wall Street Journal. She's also provided expert content for financial corporations, such as TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, State Farm, John Hancock, and Transamerica.Miranda specializes in a wide range of personal finance topics, including financial planning, beginning investing, retirement planning, entrepreneurship, and running a home business. In addition to writing, she is a business owner and co-host of the Money Tree Investing Podcast. Education Miranda has a master's degree in Journalism from Syracuse University and an executive MBA from Utah State University. She has received a Plutus Award for her work as a freelance contributor. 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.