Dawn Allcot

Dawn Allcot

expertise
Insurance, Credit Cards, Debt Relief, Taxes
currently
Writer
education
Long Island University, Southampton

Highlights

  • Over 20 years of experience writing on insurance, finance, credit cards, real estate, and technology
  • Has contributed to Forbes, MSN, The Balance, Bankrate, The Points Guy, Lending Tree, MagnifyMoney, and Mint.com
  • Owns Allcot Media, a content and editorial services company in Long Island, New York

Experience

Dawn Allcot has over 20 years of experience writing on insurance, finance, credit cards, real estate, and technology. Her work has been published by industry-leading outlets, including Forbes and MSN. Active in the Long Island business community, she's served as a marketing consultant for The DBL Center, a wholesale general insurance agency, and has consulted for firms such as GerberLife and Allstate. Dawn excels at doing in-depth research to help consumers make the best financial decisions.

In addition to her work with The Balance, Dawn is a regular contributor to commercial real estate portal LoopNET and other real estate investment websites. She has also covered mortgages, savings, and loans for the award-winning Chase News & Stories portal, as well as American Express. Her insights have been featured on sites like Bankrate, The Points Guy, Lending Tree, MagnifyMoney, and Mint.com. 

When she’s not sharing financial tips, she runs Geek Travel Guide, a travel and technology website, and loves bicycling with her family.

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