Dori Zinn

  • Award-winning journalist based in South Florida
  • Work has appeared on Wirecutter, Bankrate, and numerous other websites
  • Covers credit, debt, budgeting, investing, financial services and products, and more


Dori Zinn is a personal finance journalist based in South Florida. With over a decade of experience, she's written for top personal finance websites including Wirecutter, CNET, Bankrate, MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, Quartz, Credit Karma, Credible, Earnest, SmartAsset, MagnifyMoney, Money Talks News, HuffPost, and more. Zinn covers credit, debt, budgeting, investing, real estate, financial literacy, and other related personal finance topics.


Zinn graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor's degree in multimedia journalism.

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