Looking for the top personal finance reporters? We’ve got a curated list of over 100 reporters, journalists, columnists, correspondents, and editors…all of them work hard covering personal finance and investing.
This list was generated via Twitter search. So if the reporter isn’t using Twitter and identifying themselves as a reporter, editor, etc. they didn’t make our list. You can find their Twitter handle, main publication, and title in the searchable table below.
But first, we’d like to highlight some of our favorites – those reporters that have broadened their platforms and expanded their reach. Some have even graced the stage at FinCon.
Featured Personal Finance Reporters
Sharon Epperson is a senior personal finance correspondent for CNBC, where she covers the economy, markets, investing, and personal finance. Epperson is a respected journalist who has received numerous awards for her work, including the National Association of Black Journalists’ Journalism Award for her coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She is also a member of the CNBC Financial Advisor Council and a frequent speaker at industry events.
Sharon sat down with FinCon to share how to create standout personal finance content! She also was a keynote speaker at #FinCon19.
Jean Chatzky is the financial editor for NBC’s TODAY show and a contributing editor for Money magazine. She is a respected authority on personal finance and has authored several best-selling books, including “Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security” and “Pay It Down!: From Debt to Wealth on $10 a Day”. Chatzky is also the founder of HerMoney, a digital media company dedicated to helping women achieve financial independence.
Jean has been a keynote speaker at FinCon several times. Watch her talk from #FinCon18 titled “The Business of Ideas.”
Liz Weston, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and author of several books, including “Your Credit Score: How to Improve the 3-Digit Number That Shapes Your Financial Future.” Weston has been writing about personal finance for over two decades and is a frequent contributor to outlets such as NerdWallet, Reuters, and Money Talks News. She is known for her practical advice on managing debt, saving for retirement, and improving credit scores. Weston’s work has earned her several awards, including the 2010 Betty Furness Consumer Media Award. Her focus on providing accessible and actionable financial advice has made her a trusted source for many seeking to improve their financial well-being.
Liz Weston was a keynote speaker at #FinCon11 and has led several sessions, including this session, “What Will You Do for Money?” at #FinCon17.
Kathy Kristof, editor of SideHusl.com, is an award-winning financial journalist, who has written for The Los Angeles Times, CBS News, Inc., Kiplinger, Forbes and others. She’s the author of three books, including Investing 101.
Chuck Jaffe, host of Money Life, is a veteran financial journalist and nationally syndicated financial columnist whose work appears in newspapers from coast to coast.
Ron Lieber is the “Your Money” columnist for The New York Times and the author of several books on personal finance, including “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money”.
Beverly Harzog is a credit card expert and consumer finance analyst for U.S. News & World Report. She is also the author of “The Debt Escape Plan: How to Free Yourself From Credit Card Balances, Boost Your Credit Score, and Live Debt-Free”. Harzog is a frequent contributor to major media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, ABC, and NBC
Michelle Singletary is a personal finance columnist for The Washington Post and the author of several books on personal finance, including “The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom”.
Jason Zweig is a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the author of several books, including “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary” and “Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You Rich”.
Chris Taylor is a personal finance journalist and editor for Reuters, and contributor to Fortune magazine where he covers topics such as retirement, college savings, and career advice.
Athena Valentine is the founder and CEO of Money Smart Latina, a personal finance blog and coaching business focused on helping Latinas achieve financial independence. Valentine is a passionate advocate for financial education and has helped many Latinas overcome financial barriers and achieve their financial goals.
The Full List of Personal Finance Reporters
Looking for a particular reporter? Please search our database and visit their Twitter profile to connect.
|Full Name||Twitter Handle||Main Publication||Title|
|Lucy Dean||@thelucydean||Australian Financial Review||Reporter|
|Jennifer Streaks||@jstreaks||Business Insider||Reporter|
|Kathleen Elkins||@kathleen_elk||Business Insider||Reporter|
|Nick Dawson||@NickDjourno||Daily Express||Reporter|
|Zoe Yuqing Han||@zoeyuqhan||MarketWatch||Reporter|
|Kendall Little||@kendall_little_||Next Advisor||Reporter|
|Liz Gravier||@lizgravier_||Shop with Select||Reporter|
|Christine Dugas||@christinedugas||USA Today||Reporter|
|Kathy Kristof||@KathyKristof||Los Angeles Times||Journalist|
|Renita D. Young||@RenitaDYoung||TDA Network||Journalist|
|Lynn Beattie||@MrsMummypennyUK||The Mirror||Journalist|
|Michele Lerner||@mvlerner||The Washington Post||Journalist|
|Cynthia Paez Bowman||@joyjournist||Journalist|
|Samantha Soames (Downes)||@Samantha_Downes||Journalist|
|Rita R. Robison||@Top_Money_Tips||Journalist|
|Penelope Wang||@PennyWriter||Consumer Reports||Editor|
|Jessica Sheldon||@jessmsheldon||Daily Express||Editor|
|Charles L Bovaird II||@CharlesLBovaird||Forbes||Editor|
|Roma Luciw||@RomaLuciw||Globe and Mail||Editor|
|Leonora GE Walters||@LeonoraWalters||Invevstor Chronicle||Editor|
|Helen Knapman||@HelenKnapman||Money Saving Expert||Editor|
|Susannah Snider||@SusSnider||Smart Asset||Editor|
|Gabrielle Monaghan||@GabbyMonaghan||Sunday Independent||Editor|
|Rachel RickardStraus||@Rachel_Spike||The Mail on Sunday||Editor|
|Felicity Glover||@FelicityGlover||The National News||Editor|
|Rivan Stinson||@RivanStinson||Washington Post||Editor|
|Patrick M. Graham||@PatrickMGraham||WSJ||Editor|
|Janna Herron||@JannaHerron||Yahoo Finance||Editor|
|Kevin Peachy||@PeachyK||BBC News||Correspondent|
|Vicky Shaw||@ThisIsVickyShaw||PA Media||Correspondent|
|Rupert Jones||@rupert_jones||The Guardian||Correspondent|
|Scott Burns||@scottburnsSAL||Dallas Morning News||Columnist|
|Chuck Jaffe||@ChuckJaffe||Seattle Times||Columnist|
|Warren Shute||@warrenshute||Sunday Mirror||Columnist|
|Ron Lieber||@ronlieber||The New York Times||Columnist|
|Beverly Harzog||@BeverlyHarzog||US News||Columnist|
|Michelle Singletary||@SingletaryM||Washington Post||Columnist|