• • 10+ years of experience as an editor and content manager for online publications
  • • Experienced financial and lifestyle writer with published work on Forbes, Investopedia, GoBankingRates, Wise Bread, Business Insider and Glamour Magazine
  • • Former Senior Editor at Investopedia.com


Tara  is a writer, editor and content manager with a wide breadth of experience in creating content that engages audiences. She has contributed to starting a number of verticals from the ground up, including content research, selection, hiring, editorial guidelines and oversight and setting up social media and content marketing. She began her career as an editor at Investopedia, and eventually moved up to Senior Editor, where she managed a team of five other editors and more than 200 freelance writers. She has also worked as a freelance financial writer and content manager, and now acts as the Director of Content at Janalta Interactive, where she oversees content production for a number of verticals.


Tara earned her Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of West Virginia.

Quote from Tara

"So much of personal finance has to do with psychology. I love digging into what people do, why they do it, and finding ways to help them see themselves - and potential pitfalls - through a different lens."

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