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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More Than a Game, Pt 2: Investing in Education and Going Global June 10, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Digital games are big business and investing opportunities will continue to grow, whether games are played on consoles, computers, or mobile devices.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
More Than a Game: The Big Business of Video Games June 3, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Think video games are just for teenage boys? Think again. Learn about the key companies and trends shaping the video game industry.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Trading Generation: Three Millennial Investing Trends May 27, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

As the biggest generation in history, millennials are slowly changing many common trends. Learn how to potentially benefit as an investor.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Commercial Real Estate Rising: Indicating Improving Economy? May 20, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Commercial real estate is enjoying some of its best times in recent history, boosted by a growing economy with rising employment. Will the trend last?

3 min read  |  Real Estate
Fine Wine: Storage: Check. Now to Grow That Collection May 6, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Had a good day trading and want to celebrate? Or looking to add more “liquid” assets to your portfolio? There are different wines to do that.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Get the Wine Storage Your Budding Collection Deserves April 29, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Oenophiles looking for the wine storage, no matter what route they choose, should think big.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Buying Better Beef: Restaurant-Quality Steak At Home? October 8, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Where’s the beef? Once exclusive to steakhouses, prime-grade beef is appearing in higher-end supermarkets and online. You can try some right at home.

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Trading World Tour: Antarctica and Climate Change August 17, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Concerned about global warming? Expand your financial horizons with a look at climate change investments.

4 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Forget Coffee: High-End Teas are the Hottest Millennial Trend August 6, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Tea is hot, and that’s good news for consumers and investors looking for a new beverage to tempt their taste buds.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Love Wine? Make Your Own: Consider Investing in a Winery June 25, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Wine enthusiasts can get a taste of the industry by investing in a major winery land purchase, a smaller vineyard microplot, or a wine time-share.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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