Theresa W. Carey

Theresa W. Carey

  • • Author of 23 comprehensive reviews of online brokers for Barron's. Wrote one of the first reviews of online brokers for PC Magazine in 1992
  • • Currently the Brokerage and Investing expert contributor for Investopedia. Theresa is a frequent speaker at investing and trading related conferences on trends in online brokerage
  • • Graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (B.A. Economics) and the University of Santa Clara (M.S. Applied Economics, awarded with distinction)



Theresa is a former contributing editor to Barron's, authoring the Electronic Investor / Digital Investor column from 1995-2018. She is a longtime contributor to numerous technology publications including PC Magazine, PC World, Computer Shopper, Windows Sources, PC Week / eWeek, and others.


Theresa received her Bachelors from the University of California Berkeley and earned her Master's Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Santa Clara.

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"My focus over the nearly three decades I have spent writing about financial technology has been helping my readers get past the flashy advertisements and dig into the nitty-gritty of what is on offer."

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