TJ Porter
Investing, credit, credit cards, bank accounts
Northeastern University


  • Based in Boston
  • Covers investing, credit, bank accounts, and more
  • Graduated from Northeastern University


TJ Porter started writing about personal finance in 2014 while attending college in Boston. He has covered topics such as investing, credit, credit cards, and bank accounts for The Balance since April 2021.

TJ has also written for Credit Karma, My Bank Tracker, CardCruncher, DollarSprout, and Echo Fox. In all of his writing, he aims to provide actionable advice that can help readers better their financial lives.

TJ graduated from Northeastern University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in business administration, concentrating in information management systems and supply chain management. He also received minors in international affairs and history.