Senior Finance Editor, Performance Marketing

Resides In

Syracuse, New York


State University of New York Oswego


Credit cards, loans, credit education, banking


  • Senior Finance Editor at Investopedia and The Balance
  • 9+ years’ experience editing content for financial and business publications
  • Previously served as the managing editor at Credit Cards Insider


Brendan has been a writer and editor for about 10 years, working with a wide variety of finance and business content. Now he focuses on finance, credit cards, and banking.

Brendan was an editor at Credit Card Insider before joining Dotdash Meredith. In that role, he researched, wrote and managed content about credit cards, credit advice, and related topics. He has worked in similar capacities for several websites, including HeroX, a crowdsourcing platform for innovators around the world.


Brendan Harkness received a Bachelor of Arts in cognitive science from the State University of New York Oswego