Courtney Johnston

Courtney Johnston

Taxes, mortgages, personal finance, small business finance
Financial Writer and Editor
University of Indianapolis


  • Over nine years of experience writing about personal finance and finance news
  • Works as a graduate and doctoral writing instructor at the University of Indianapolis
  • Work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Yahoo Finance, MSN, The Motley Fool, Investopedia, The Balance, and Fundera


Courtney Johnston has been writing in the finance and small business niches for nearly a decade. She specializes in real estate, personal finance, and small business writing. She has a knack for condensing complicated topics into easily digestible content that engages and informs readers.

Armed with a passion for bringing clarity to complex financial topics, Courtney's work has been published on Benzinga, Fundera, and Money Geek. She also is a contributor at The Motley Fool, Investopedia, JoyWallet, and Clever Girl Finance.