Cheryl Wagemann

Cheryl Wagemann

expertise
Economics, shopping, saving money, budgeting
currently
Freelance writer and editor
education
Montclair State University

Highlights

  • Over seven years of experience as a writer, reporter, and editor
  • Has written dozens of articles on news, economics, shopping trends, saving money, budgeting, and more
  • Published in Gannett newspapers, Finder.com, TAPinto, North Jersey Media Group, and more

Experience

Cheryl Wagemann has been a writer, reporter, and editor for more than seven years. She has written dozens of articles on news, economics, shopping trends, saving money, budgeting, and more. Cheryl has worked for Finder.com, Gannett newspapers, TAPinto, North Jersey Media Group, and other online publications. She has been quoted in articles as an industry expert on retail and shopping trends by outlets such as Lifewire.

Cheryl first developed a love for personal finance while working as the shopping editor for Finder.com. Between her journalistic roots working as a Gannett reporter and time dabbling in tech as a Samsung copywriter, Cheryl enjoys diving into new topics to help explain them to readers.

Cheryl has been defining economics, budgeting, and other personal finance terms for The Balance since 2021. She also works as an updates editor for Byrdie, another brand within the Dotdash portfolio.

Education

Cheryl has a bachelor's degree in English from Montclair State University in New Jersey.