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University of Colorado Denver, University of Rochester


Equity and money, Personal finance, ESG investing, Debt, Entrepreneurship and business


  • Written hundreds of articles around various aspects of money, policy, and, most recently, financial conversations revolving around equity. 
  • Found of the award-winning podcast “Michelle is Money Hungry”
  • Written contributions to the following online publications: Experian, BBVA, Chime, AARP, and Fulton Financial 
  • Appeared in the most downloaded PBS NewsHour video with Mr. Money Moustache


Michelle Jackson began researching, writing, and collaborating in the personal finance space in 2012, focusing on debt repayment, relationships and money, credit, mortgages, and entrepreneurship, as she worked through her own financial journey. She’s worked with numerous organizations on providing thoughtful and empathetic content specific to money and the informed and uninformed decisions we make with our money. Her work has been shared by Experian, Fulton Financial, Chegg, AARP, and Vice Money. 

She is the host of the ongoing podcast series “What the Heck is Crypto?”, where she has conversations with Black, Brown, and Allied expert guests about the emerging cryptocurrency market and is focused on educating people of color about cryptocurrency.

She has worked as an online business coach and speaker specializing in digital product creation and sales for 3 years through her website, Michelle is Money Hungry. She previously hosted a similarly named podcast that discussed topics related to entrepreneurship.


Michelle Jackson has a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver, and she has a bachelor's degree in political science and government from the University of Rochester.