Robyn Conti Education: University of Hartford Location: Los Angeles, California Expertise: Retirement planning, Investing, Personal Finance Investing and personal finance specialist whose articles have appeared in Forbes Advisor, The Motley Fool, and Robb ReportWriter, editor, and consultant for companies such as Prudential Financial, Prudential Retirement, and Russel Investments to create educational content for investorsFormer strategist and senior editor for Seeking Alpha Experience Robyn Conti has been helping educate consumers and financial professionals about investing, retirement planning, and personal finance since 1998. Her articles have run in publications including Forbes Advisor, The Motley Fool, and Robb Report, among others.Robyn has also helped leading financial services companies create newsletters and other communications around investing topics. She has served as a senior editor, a marketing content strategist, and a contributor success strategist for the investing website Seeking Alpha. She has also held editorial roles at Prudential Retirement and Prudential Financial. Early in her career, she was a managing editor for Private Equity Week, a Thomson Financial publication. Education Robyn has a bachelor of arts in communications from the University of Hartford, where she graduated magna cum laude. 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.