- 10+ years as a freelance writer and editor covering investment, personal finance, real-estate finance, and mortgage-related topics
- Her articles have been picked up by various national and syndicated to outlets such as Investopedia, Yahoo Finance, MSN Money, NASDAQ, Fidelity Investments, Fox Business, and others
- Holds a master's degree in journalism
Poonkulali Thangavelu hold degrees in business (MBA, finance and marketing concentration), economics, and journalism, and has been a freelance writer and editor for more than ten years, mainly covering business and financial subjects ranging from investments, personal finance, and economics to commercial real estate and home mortgages. In particular, Poonkulali has covered investments, the housing finance and commercial real estate finance sectors for several years, including the real estate capital markets and government regulation of the mortgage industry, such as the early attempts of various state governments to regulate mortgage brokers in the late 90s, as well as the more recent Dodd-Frank regulation. Her writing and editing experience spans online and print-based media targeting both consumer and business audiences, which have been picked up by various national newspapers and syndicated to outlets such as Investopedia, Seeking Alpha, Motley Fool, Yahoo Finance, MSN Money, NASDAQ, Fidelity Investments, Fox Business, and others.
Poonkulali holds an MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management Tiruchirapalli (India) and a master's in journalism from the University of Mississippi.