Rebecca Lake is a financial planning expert for The Balance, with nearly a decade of experience reporting on personal finance and investing for online publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia and The Simple Dollar. In addition to covering personal finance topics, she also reports regularly on employment, real estate and small business trends.
Before pursuing a career as a financial journalist, Rebecca worked as a sales representative in the communications industry. In addition to writing for online publications, she also assists with content strategy for a number of highly visible brands in the financial services industry, including Citibank, Discover Bank and AIG Insurance. Her work has been widely syndicated on financial sites, such as MSN Money, Business Insider, Fox Business and CBS News MoneyWatch.