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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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
Gardening Goes Upscale: How to Grow a High-End Hobby Farm April 10, 2015 5:00 AM   |  

Feeling the urge to scratch in the dirt in order to know just where your food is sourced? Gardening and small-scale farming have become a lifestyle choice, and there are plenty of products to help.

2 min read  |  Retirement Lifestyle
Get into the New Year’s “Spirit” with Some Premium Hooch December 29, 2014 7:00 PM   |  

As the U.S. economy improves, consumers are showing a growing taste for higher-end, even investment-grade, whiskey and wine.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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