Resides In

Los Angeles, CA


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Personal Finances, Budgeting, Investing, Consumer Credit, Credit Cards, Student Loans, Retirement Accounts


  • Editor for The Balance and Investopedia covering consumer accounts, health care, investing, and more.
  • Author of Finessin' Finances
  • Frequent keynote speaker at corporate and school events
  • Experienced financial education consultant


Stefon Walters is a financial literacy advocate who has spent close to a decade writing, speaking, and teaching personal finances and its importance. His work with The Balance and Investopedia span many different personal finance topics, including credit, credit cards, budgeting, retirement planning, investing, and more.

Stefon is the author of Finessin' Finances, which teaches various finance subjects in a non-traditional, entertaining way. When he's not writing, he spends a lot of time giving presentations and hosting educational workshops. Stefon has spoken to Fortune 500 companies, universities, high schools, and community organizations.


Stefon received an economics degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.