Paul Nolan Title: Editor, Sales & Marketing Management Education: University of Northern Colorado Location: Asheville, North Carolina Expertise: Investing, Assets and markets, Taxes, Retirement planning and accounts More than 20 years of experience writing about investing, business, retirement planning, and moreWorked as a reporter for three different daily newspapers in three different states before transitioning to trade publicationsServes as the editor of Sales & Marketing Management, a website that focuses on B2B sales and marketing Experience Paul Nolan has more than 20 years of experience writing about investing, assets and markets, business, taxes, retirement planning and accounts, and more.Paul works as the editor of Sales & Marketing Management and has experience writing and editing for other B2B publications, too. Prior to that, he was a reporter for daily newspapers in Washington, Colorado, and Massachusetts.As a journalism major, Paul has always maintained a foothold in writing for news publications and news websites. He became a student of making smart financial decisions when his first child was born in 1993 (not that he advises others to wait until they become parents to get serious about personal finances).Paul lives in Asheville, North Carolina, but likes the fact that on any given day, his office can be anywhere in the world. Education Paul received his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Northern Colorado. 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.