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Sarah Fisher

Expertise: Personal Finance
Title: Associate Editor, New Content
Education: Georgetown University
Location: New York, New York


  • Edits personal finance content for The Balance
  • Wrote about personal finance and investing for SmartAsset
  • Interned for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Has a bachelor's degree in English from Georgetown University


Sarah Fisher is an associate editor for The Balance, where she edits new content. Sarah has long had an interest in personal finance and policy, which she honed during an internship at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. While there, she created a report comparing the CFPB consumer complaint database to other publicly available databases. She also interned with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office, where she responded to constituents, took Senate hearing notes, and assisted with agricultural trade research.

Sarah sharpened her writing chops at SmartAsset, covering personal finance, inheritance laws, investing, retirement, student loans, and tax laws. She joined Dotdash Meredith in March 2021 as an editorial resource coordinator on the Quality Team, and transitioned to The Balance in May 2022.


Sarah holds a bachelor's degree in English, with minors in government and film & media studies from Georgetown University.

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.