This is a sampling of my journalistic writing. Click here if you’re interested in my content marketing writing services instead.


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

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

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

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

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

The whimsical joy of traveling without technology | The Week

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

Trekking the Pueblos Mancomunados in Mexico | The Independent

The Beginner’s Guide to Impact Investing | Lifehacker

How to Invest in Legal Weed | Lifehacker

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

Other Reported Stories

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


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

7 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Advice for New Business Owners | Fundbox

Four Entrepreneurs Reflect on the Legislation That Changed Their Lives | National Association of Women Business Owners

7 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Scaled Their Business | Fundbox


9 luxurious fall escapes | CNN Travel

14 best things to do in South Carolina | Time Out

Magic of the Mistys | GoEscape Magazine

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


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

When my boyfriend died, Facebook helped me keep living | The Week

Personal Finance

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

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

5 Booming Trade Careers That Don’t Require Student Loans | Glassdoor

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

Use Chargebacks Like an Insurance Policy for Internet Shopping | Lifehacker

For a much wider selection, visit my author pages at The Penny Hoarder and Student Loan Hero, where I was previously on staff. At both sites, I covered a range of personal finance topics, including business profiles, apps, budgeting, student loans, debt, credit cards, etc.


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

5 Ways to Live a Life Worth Writing About | Positive Writer

How to Build Your Freelance Blogging Career While Traveling the World | Be a Freelance Blogger

Why You Have to Think Like an Entrepreneur to Make Money as a Writer | Writers in Charge

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

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

Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend This Year | The Write Life