- Worked as writer and editor of personal and corporate finance textbooks for McGraw-Hill, Cengage, and Wiley Publishing Companies
- Author of “A Guide to Using Thomson One,” a guide for instructors and students on how to navigate the Cengage databases, published by Cengage Publishing Company
- Taught as a professor at Morehead State University, University of Kentucky, and University of Maryland-Global Campus
Rosemary Carlson has written about personal finance for The Balance since early 2019. She wrote about general finance for The Balance (then About.com) from 2008 to 2013.
She taught all areas of finance, including personal finance, for 27 years at Morehead State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Maryland-Global Campus. She has also written instructors' manuals and study guides for many companies. Carlson has served as a consultant in finance for a number of companies, including Accenture. She has developed online course materials in personal finance for universities and corporations, too.