Halley Bondy Expertise: Personal Finance, Startups/Entrepreneurship, Small Business Financing Title: Small Business and Personal Finance Writer Education: Barnard College Location: Brooklyn, New York Highlights Freelance personal finance and small business journalist for various outlets, including The Balance, NBC Know Your Value, Business Insider, and many moreArticles have also appeared in Lifewire News, Daily Beast, DAME Magazine, Eater NY, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, Oxygen, CMT, Vice, New York Daily News, MTV, and moreFormer senior producer/editor at NBC and ViacomAward-winning author of five books for young girls Experience Halley Bondy a professional freelance writer, journalist, producer, and mom based in Brooklyn.Along with covering personal finance and small business topics for The Balance, NBC, and Business Insider, Halley's work has appeared in Lifewire News, Daily Beast, DAME Magazine, Eater NY, Bustle, Romper, The Outline, Oxygen, CMT, Vice, New York Daily News, MTV, and more. She writes scripts for the “Masters of Scale” podcast, and has written, researched, and narrated for the popular old Hollywood podcast “You Must Remember This.”She worked previously as an editor for Oxygen and MTV World, and as a producer at Scary Mommy. She went full-time freelance in order to pursue many different interests while raising her little girl, Robin.Bondy has written five books for young girls including "Speak Up," a how-to on day-to-day confidence. Her work has won a Shorty Award for digital content, as well as the Outstanding Playwright award at the Fringe NYC Festival, and a GEM Award at NBC. Education Halley earned her bachelor's in anthropology from Barnard College. 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.