Miranda has been covering investing and finance as a freelance journalist for more than a decade. She's contributed to Marketwatch, NPR's Morning Edition, APM's Marketplace, Forbes, and numerous other online and offline publications. In addition to writing about money and markets, Miranda is an avid podcaster with a show about investing. She's also covered science, religion, and technology, in addition to finances. Miranda grew up in Idaho and loves travel and the outdoors. She holds a master's degree in magazine, newspaper, and online journalism from Syracuse University.
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