Freelance Writer


BA, Smith College, MA, St. John’s College


Personal Finance


  • 6+ years writing and editing for digital publications
  • Personal finance expertise in second chance checking, business card scanners
  • Bylines on Money Under 30, MoneyGeek, and Bankrate


Margaret has written for The Simple Dollar, MoneyGeek, and Money Under 30, among other publications. She writes about subjects including saving, credit, insurance, investing, and other financial topics.

Margaret currently works as a freelance writer covering personal finance, tea, travel, and more for sites like Bankrate, ArtfulTea, and Wander New Mexico. She is also a published poet, and her fiction and poetry have appeared in venues including Arion, Strange Horizons, and Passages North.


Margaret Wack graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics and Comparative Literature and a concentration in poetry. She earned an interdisciplinary Master of Arts from St. John’s College.