Fact Checker

Resides In

Columbus, Ohio


Ohio State University


Personal Finance, Investing, Social Services


  • Has worked as a fact-checker at Investopedia since 2020
  • Experience as a freelance copy editor and transcriptionist 
  • Worked as a library professional in a large public library system


As a student at OSU, Amanda studied professional writing, technical writing, and writing for nonprofit organizations. She later focused on library service, but discovered her interest in editing when she started working as a transcriptionist, editing ASR-generated transcripts. In 2018, Amanda volunteered for Distributed Proofreaders and proofread a cooking blog. At the end of 2019, Amanda became a copy editor, helping to transcribe 19th- and 20th-century documents.

Since 2020, Amanda has worked as a finance fact-checker, using her research and editing skills to ensure the accuracy of Investopedia content.


Amanda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Ohio State University. 

Quote from Amanda Jackson

I love the idea of helping people learn about finance. It's something I've always had an interest in, and I think Investopedia is a great resource.