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Jessica Walrack

Expertise: Banking, Loans, Insurance , Credit Cards
Title: Personal Finance Writer, The Balance
Location: Boise, Idaho


  • Writes about banking, insurance, mortgages, loans, and more for The Balance
  • Five years of experience covering personal finance
  • Has written hundreds of articles for The Balance, The Simple Dollar, and Bankrate, as well as for numerous brands worldwide, from startups and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies


Jessica Walrack is a personal finance writer who has written hundreds of articles over the past five years about loans, insurance, banking, mortgages, credit cards, budgeting, and general personal finance. Her work has appeared on The Simple Dollar, Bankrate, and Supermoney, among other publications.

Jessica has also written about money matters for businesses for eight years. Her love of a good number breakdown and passion for making complex concepts easy to understand made writing about personal finance a natural match for her after seven years in retail sales and management at a large U.S. corporation.

In June of 2021, she joined The Balance as a personal finance writer.

I'm passionate about making personal finance topics interesting and easy to understand.

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.