Janet Wickell

Experience

Wickell is a former writer for About.com (now Dotdash) who covered real estate and quilting. She co-owned a real-estate agency in North Carolina and is the author of "The Everything Real Estate Investing Book" and a number of books about quilting. She has also been involved in esthetics and soap- and fudge-making businesses.

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.