About Debbie Carlson

Debbie Carlson has been a contributor to The Ticker Tape since 2012. She is a veteran financial journalist who specializes in explaining personal finance and financial industry trends in a way that’s easy to understand. Debbie also writes and edits for many high-level and top-tier media organizations and has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, The Guardian, Chicago Tribune, and U.S. News & World Report, among other publications.

She holds a BA in journalism from Eastern Illinois University.


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Power Investment: Can Battery Storage Wean Us Off Fossil Fuels? October 21, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Some companies are developing powerful batteries that can store renewable energy and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
The Smart Home: Operating Your Home Appliances via Apps October 14, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Your house may become smarter with these devices.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Print Drivers: 3D Printing Making Inroads, But Risks Remain October 6, 2016 8:10 AM   |  

The future for 3D printing may have a long way to go. Learn which companies are making inroads and which are running out of ink.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
How Paint Nights and Coloring Books Boost Office Supply Sales September 30, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Tapping into your creative side can be good for your mental and fiscal health. Learn which companies are benefiting from paint nights & adult coloring books.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Considering a Vacation Home? Sales Trends Vary. Location ... September 20, 2016 1:00 AM   |  

Trends in vacation home sales and prices come down to the old real-estate adage of location, but where are buyers investing now?

2 min read  |  Savings Goals
Trader RV Touring Time: Hit the Road in a Recreational Vehicle September 9, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

RV sales are growing as the economy recovers, gas is cheap, and baby boomers hit the open road. Learn which companies are benefiting from this trend.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Trader's Appetite: Fancy Trends in Casual Dining Restaurants August 19, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The fast-casual restaurant industry is growing faster than the economy. Find out which companies and stocks are benefiting from this growth.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Future of Work: Robotic Process Automation and Human Roles July 29, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Automation is making more inroads than you might think. Here’s an overview of what to watch in this emerging technology and the companies involved.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Say, Who's at the Wheel? Drivers of Self-Driving Cars July 22, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

There’s excitement around the idea of self-driving cars and the potential for major changes in transportation. Here are the key companies working on self-driv

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Financial Insight from Foodies: Digging In July 8, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The food industry is big business, and foodies are driving explosive growth. How can investors tap into the food industry and capitalize on these trends?

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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