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Amy Fontinelle

  • Leading personal finance writer with nearly 15 years of journalism experience
  • Mortgage, insurance, and credit card expert
  • Finished college in three years to save money, and still graduated with honors


Budgeting, credit cards, mortgages, insurance, taxes

Personal finance experience

Amy Fontinelle has been a personal finance journalist since 2006. Her work has been published by Forbes Advisor, The Motley Fool, Investopedia, International Business Times, MassMutual, and more.

Previous experience

Amy cares about making challenging personal finance topics easy to understand so people feel empowered to manage their finances and don't get taken advantage of. She wants everyone to experience the peace of mind and freedom that come from financial security. Amy spends much of her free time in the kitchen making her own pizza dough and ricotta cheese.


Amy earned her bachelor's degree in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis and a certificate in journalism from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Articles by Amy Fontinelle