This is my journalism portfolio. (Click here if you’re interested in my content marketing writing instead.)

I have written broadly on personal finance, travel, and food — but I don’t limit myself when it comes to writing. I prefer to follow my curiosity, as I think that’s the best part of my job.

RECENT FAVORITES

When Your Final Exam Is Surviving the Wilderness | The Atlantic

How to, Maybe, Be Less Indecisive (Or Not) | The New York Times

Why Do We Still Want Men to Propose? | LA Times

GREATEST HITS

How to Crush Your Habits With the Help of Science | The New York Times

We Could All Use a Little Snail Mail Right Now | The New York Times

The Rise of the Millennial Prenup | The New York Times

Don’t Forget Climate Change This Holiday Season | Playboy

The Beginner’s Guide to Impact Investing | Lifehacker

Think small: 8 tiny house hotels with big personalities | CNN Travel

Hardshore Distilling: Risking It All for the Love of Gin | Playboy

Trip in Bali, No Drugs Required | Playboy

7 chic restaurants housed in former gas stations | CNN Travel

Good news: You might live to be 100. That’s also the bad news | MarketWatch

How to Invest in Legal Weed | Lifehacker

Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life With a Shopping Ban | The New York Times

The Little-Known Connection Between Asian Glow and Cancer | Paste Magazine

Wildfires Killed 9,000 Cattle This Spring—And Kids Are Leading The Recovery Effort | Rodale’s

We Tried 6 Protest Websites to See If They Actually Help | GOOD

Cookbook Author Crusades For Millions Of Kids Who Go Hungry In Summer | NPR

PERSONAL FINANCE

For a much wider selection of my personal finance writing, please visit my author pages at The Penny Hoarder, Student Loan Hero, and Credit Card Insider.

Or check out these pages with clips divided by topic: credit cards, investing and retirement, millennial finance, and fintech. They feature a mix of journalism and content marketing writing.

5 Money Conversations to Have at Your Kitchen Table | The Kitchn

She Quit Her Job to Become a Professional Hula Hooper | The Penny Hoarder

Income Inequality is Growing. Here are 5 Real Ways You Can Fight It | The Penny Hoarder

10 Cities Where Your Paycheck Goes the Furthest | Yahoo! Finance

6 ways to decline your parents’ old stuff without causing a family feud | MarketWatch

Use Chargebacks Like an Insurance Policy for Internet Shopping | Lifehacker

TRAVEL

9 luxurious fall escapes | CNN Travel

The whimsical joy of traveling without technology | The Week

14 best things to do in South Carolina | Time Out

Trekking the Pueblos Mancomunados in Mexico | The Independent

Magic of the Mistys | GoEscape Magazine

Meet the Family Who’s Been Traveling for 13 Years in the Same Bus | The Independent

I Visited the Birthplace of Piña Coladas and Learned to Make Them Like a Pro | The Kitchn

7 spectacular hotels for viewing the northern lights | CNN Travel

Take the road less traveled with these European gems | USA Today

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling | Travel + Leisure

Outsider’s Passage | Sunset Magazine

Berry Exciting | Alaska Airlines Beyond Magazine, p. 57

7 rooftop bars for viewing the total solar eclipse | CNN Travel

How to Get Into Luxury Airport Lounges for Free | Lifehacker

9 Ways to Survive Getting Stranded at the Airport (Without Going Broke) | The Penny Hoarder

This Site Will Automatically Rebook Your Hotel If the Price Drops | Lifehacker

Cool Dives | GoEscape Magazine

FOOD

Want to Check Your Food Stamp Balance in Seconds? You Need This App | The Penny Hoarder

The Only Thing Better Than a Tamale is a Tamale Sandwich | Roads & Kingdoms

This former Soviet republic is the next big food and wine destination | Mashable

This Is the Perfect Icebreaker for Food Lovers | The Kitchn

How to Never Accidentally Spend $12 on Grapes Again | The Kitchn

17 Things to Buy for Your Kitchen from the Dollar Store | The Kitchn

6 Tips for Creating a Group Recipe Book | The Kitchn

Here’s How Much You Should Be Paying for Watermelons | The Kitchn

5 of the Best (and 5 of the Worst) Deals in the Produce Section | The Kitchn

The Pre-Made Appetizer You Should Stop Buying From the Grocery Store | The Kitchn

This Bargain Store Has a Surprisingly Awesome Grocery Section | The Kitchn

5 Tips for Merging Kitchens (From Someone Who’s Had 42 Roommates) | The Kitchn

PERSONAL ESSAYS

I wrote my boyfriend’s obituary. And left myself out | The Washington Post

After Two Decades of Envy, I Finally Bought Myself Some Lunchables | The Kitchn

The Absurd On-Again, Off-Again Relationship I Developed With My Cast Iron Skillet | The Kitchn

Please Don’t Sit On My Bed in Your Outside Clothes | Cosmopolitan

WRITING

Miss Having Coworkers? Here’s How to Start a Writing Group | The Write Life

7 Expert Tips for Freelance Writers Who Want to Work From Anywhere | The Write Life

6 Free Tools That Will Help Any Freelance Writer Get Better at Pitching | The Write Life

Make More as a Freelance Writer: 6 Websites That Can Increase Your Earnings | The Penny Hoarder

Hearst Killed The Mix. Here’s What Its Short Life Taught Us | The Write Life

19 Quick Ways to Grow Your Author Following on Social Media | The Write Life|

How to Pitch a Story: 9 Insider Tips for Contacting the Right Editor | The Write Life

How to Start a Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writers | The Write Life

Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend This Year | The Write Life