Lakshna Mehta

Lakshna Mehta

Personal Finance , Copy Editing
Fact Checker
University of Missouri


  • Reviews articles at The Balance by fact-checking for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Has experience writing, editing, and fact-checking for various publications
  • Worked with different companies to polish their work and edit copy in order to appeal to different audiences
  • Developed style guides for growing companies to help navigate the nuances of legal language


Lakshna Mehta is a writer, editor, and fact checker. She has written and edited newspapers, magazines, and digital publications on a wide variety of topics. She is especially proud of copy editing a young adult fantasy novel. She was also the leader of a voter contact campaign in Georgia, where she managed a team of canvassers and oversaw daily operations.

Lakshna's professional experience led her to The Balance, where she reviews articles about personal finance. As a fact checker, she verifies all facts with credible sources and updates data as needed.


Lakshna received a Master of Arts in Journalism, a Bachelor of Journalism, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Missouri.