• Senior Editor at SmartAsset
  • Former Editorial Director of The Balance
  • Published on Business Insider, The Street, Daily Finance, Bankrate, MSN, The Balance, and others 
  • Extensive experience as a personal finance writer and editor



Matt has covered personal finance and consumer news for nearly a decade while taking on ever increasing responsibilities as an editor. In eight years with The Balance / Dotdash as an editor, he was responsible for thousands of articles published on the site, covering the entire gamut of money, personal finance, consumer, and business topics.   

He served as The Balance’s Editorial Director until October 2018 and is currently Senior Editor at SmartAsset.


 Harvard 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.