Amy Fontinelle

Amy Fontinelle

Amy Fontinelle is a writer, editor, and personal finance expert. Her clients include personal finance websites, financial institutions, public policy organizations, academic journals and professional economists. She has written hundreds of articles on budgeting, credit cards, mortgages, real estate, investing and other topics. In addition to Investopedia, her articles have been featured on the homepage of Yahoo! and on Yahoo! Finance, Forbes.com, SFGate.com, Bankrate and other websites. 

In addition to her personal finance articles, Amy writes business-to-business copy and composes ghostwritten and content marketing pieces. She polishes articles and papers written by economists, consultants and other professionals who need to communicate clearly and compellingly through their writing. She has also defined hundreds of financial terms for Investopedia's online dictionary and written in-depth tutorials on budgeting, banking, investing and home buying. Learn more about Amy at www.AmyFontinelle.com.

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  1. Health Insurance

    Should Retirees Worry About Medicare Under Trump?

    With the Affordable Care Act on the chopping block, there are rumbles that Medicare could be next.
  2. Entrepreneurship

    Best Credit Card Processing Solutions for Small Businesses

    Seeking credit card processing options that don't force you to grapple with interchange fees or discount rates? These four ...
  3. Retirement Living

    The Income Property: Your Late-In-Life Retirement Plan

    You're nearing retirement age and you don't have the nest egg you need. Here's how an income property can help you make up ...
  4. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    5 New Barriers to Getting a Mortgage

    New lending requirements have made it much tougher to get approved, and some common situations that may not have presented ...
  5. Social Security

    Are Social Security Benefits a Form of Socialism?

    Socialism is a loaded word in the U.S., but Social Security, one of the nation's most popular benefit programs, is wholly ...
  6. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Should You Refinance Your Mortgage When Interest Rates Drop?

    Refinancing is a great way for many homeowners to improve their financial situation - but beware of the downsides.
  7. Budgeting & Savings

    Budget Without Blowing Off Your Friends

    With a little planning, you can maintain your social life without breaking the bank.
  8. Retirement Living

    How to Use Your HSA for Retirement

    Thanks to its unique tax advantages, a Health Savings Account may be the best retirement option you never knew you had.
  9. Budgeting & Savings

    Debt Consolidation

    The act of combining several loans or liabilities into one loan. Debt consolidation involves taking out a new loan to pay ...
  10. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Home Improvement Loans: What Are Your Best Options?

    If you plan on taking out a home improvement loan, you should know what your options are and which ones might be best for ...
  11. Real Estate

    Home Equity Line of Credit: 4 Ways to Refinance

    There's more than one way to get more affordable monthly payments on your home equity line of credit through refinancing ...
  12. Health Insurance

    3 Big Medicare Part D Increases You Need to Know

    December 7 is the 2017 enrollment deadline for Medicare Part D. Be aware of these price increases – and how to minimize them ...
  13. High Net Worth Strategy

    Why Zillow Is Free and How It Makes Money (Z)

    Zillow lets property seekers look at listings for free through its various tools, so the company relies on ad sales to agents ...
  14. Budgeting & Savings

    How To Make Money With Airbnb: Risks & Rewards

    Airbnb lets you turn your home or spare room into extra cash. Here's how to make money and protect yourself from the risks.
  15. Retirement Living

    The Best Retirement Plans for Millennials

    Retirement is decades away, but if you make yourself start saving even a little now, all that time can make your money grow ...
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