Resides In

New York, NY


Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism


Personal Finance and Investing, Real Estate


Yarilet began her career as a broadcast reporter and has written, edited, and produced news stories for a variety of high-profile media outlets. As a reporter, she covered breaking news and politics in Washington D.C., and hosted various live events.

She completed her Master of Science in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism before taking a position with a Spanish-language news station and working as a freelance production editor and fact checker for various publications. Through her passion for storytelling, Yarilet hopes to continue creating content that will engage readers and viewers to not only see but put into action what they have learned, especially when it comes to personal finance. In the future, she also hopes to become a certified financial coach.


  • Published multiple times in the Miami Herald while working as a broadcast reporter
  • Gained recognition for on-air presence and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Currently working on a draft for a book and aspires to become a certified financial coach


Yarilet received a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois.

Quote from Yarilet Perez

Every time I start a project on Investopedia, I learn about something I should definitely be aware of but wasn't, and that has made all the difference in the day-to-day handling of my finances.