Personal Finance Writer

Resides In

Los Angeles, CA


University of California, Los Angeles.


Savings, insurance, credit basics, small business, homeownership

Company Info

Marmot House, LLC


  • 6 years as a personal finance writer
  • Founder of
  • Money coach for freelancers and creatives


Jackie Lam is an L.A.-based money writer whose clients include Fortune 500 companies and FinTech startups such as Acorns, Aspiration Bank, Chime Bank, Credit Sesame, SoFi, and Swell Invest. Her work has appeared in Forbes, Business Insider, Policygenius, Credit Karma, and GOOD. She has spent 7 years writing about personal finance for millennials, budgeting and money management for freelancers, credit basics, insurance, savings, loans, homeownership, relationships and money, and small business. She is currently studying to be a financial coach (AFC®) to help artists and freelancers with their money, and she gives talks on financial wellness.

She believes that everyone should have access to information and resources to make the best financial decisions for their needs and situation. She also believes that everyone can find their path to having a good relationship with their money. This means not only meeting their financial goals, but living a life with intention.


Jackie earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Quote from Jackie Lam

"Money is congealed energy. Releasing it releases life's possibilities." -Joseph Campbell