Stephanie Taylor Christensen

Stephanie Taylor Christensen

  • • Nearly two decades of experience working in financial services marketing
  • • Work frequently published and syndicated in major media publications including USA Today, Forbes, Money, Fast Company, Cosmopolitan, and Real Simple
  • • Freelance writer for years with a client list that includes the world's leading financial institutions, wealth management firms and financial websites


Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in Ohio, with nearly twenty years of financial services marketing and freelance writing experience for consumer and business audiences, specializing in financial services, fintech, business, and career content. Her work is frequently published in USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Real Simple, Fast Company, Forbes, Money, The Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance, and on the websites of leading financial services institutions and wealth management firms. Stephanie holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing, and frequently appear as a personal finance expert in broadcast media.


Stephanie received her bachelor's degree in communications from Ohio University, and earned her Master of Science degree in Marketing from Franklin University.

Quote from Stephanie

"Money isn't about dollars and cents. It's about your perception of the role it plays in your life, and attitudes and beliefs around it. If you want to take control of your financial life, shift your perspective and approach to it."

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