Laureen Miles Brunelli

Leveraged her experience writing, editing, and photographing for print publications into a successful career in digital content management and online college course editing. A freelance writer and editor for more than a decade. Editor of online college courses for Laureate Education. 


Laureen Miles Brunelli is a former writer for The Balance. She contributed to The Balance for nearly two years.

Brunelli covered numerous events and venues for America Online as their contract editor and contributor from 2002 through 2008. She also contributed to City in 2001 and 2002, and served as state editor for Fodor’s Road Guides in 2005.  

She’s produced editorials, advertorials, and photographs for The Baltimore Guide, The Catholic Review, Caribbean Travel & Life, American Baby, American Eagle’s Latitudes, Amtrak’s Arrive, Waterski,, Where Orlando, Adweek, Mediaweek, Brandweek, and The Vegetarian Times. 

She created a bimonthly business column for Orlando Magazine.

She is the back-to-school expert for MSN's Mom's Homeroom


Brunelli earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from Indiana University.

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.