Leslie Kramer

Leslie Kramer

  • • Over 10 years experience writing financial and investment news
  • • Covering institutional investment as well as high-net-worth and personal finance
  • • Has written for Institutional Investor magazine, CNBC.com and a variety of other publications and websites, conducting webinars and producing video content


Leslie has worked as a financial journalist for over 10 years covering a variety of topics in the world of finance and investment. She writes short form pieces for the web as well as longer form feature magazine articles and has also conducted webinars and video interviews and produced financial conferences. Her expertise includes writing about institutional investment, personal finance, the financial advisory space, regulations and economics.


Leslie received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis and her Master of Fine Arts in Theater from Yale School of Drama.

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"I enjoy tackling complicated subjects and making them easily understood."

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