Amanda Page
Personal finance, loans, mortgages, debt, credit, bankruptcy
Freelance writer
Ohio University, University of Alabama, Columbia University


  • Freelance writer
  • Expertise in mortgages, debt, personal credit, and loans
  • Professor of college writing and humanities courses


Amanda Page joined The Balance as a freelance writer in 2021. She covers mortgages, loans, debt, credit, bankruptcy, and more. Amanda has written for Columbus Monthly, The Financial Diet, Rewire, and more.

Her personal finance journey all started when she created the blog Dream Beyond Debt, where she wrote about how she paid off $48,000 in student loans in 14 months.

Located in Columbus, Ohio, Amanda also teaches college writing and humanities courses at Mount Carmel College of Nursing.

She has a certificate of Professional Achievement from Columbia University. Amanda also holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Alabama, and a bachelor's in writing and women's studies from Ohio University.