Miranda Marquit
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About Miranda Marquit

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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Back-to-School Money Goals August 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Going back to school looks different right now, but goal setting hasn’t changed. Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  College Savings Plans
CARES Act and Retirement Relief: What Investors Should Know About Recent Updates July 13, 2020 9:30 AM   |  

How might the CARES Act impact your retirement accounts? Here’s what you need to know about tax and retirement relief in the time of the coronavirus.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
What Is a 529 College Savings Plan, and What Education Expenses Can I Use It For? July 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Saving for college? The 529 plan is one of the most common college savings tools. Learn how a 529 plan can help you invest and save for higher education.

3 min read  |  College Savings Plans
Investing for Your Life Cycle: Understanding Target Date Funds May 21, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Target date funds, also sometimes called life cycle funds, offer some simplicity, but it’s important to be aware of the drawbacks before investing.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Tax Filing and Extension Changes for 2020: What You Need to Know March 26, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Although the 2020 tax filing deadline has been moved from the standard April 15 to July 15, you might be wondering what to do if you’re still not ready to file your return. Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  Income Tax
Ready for Roth? Why Now May Be the Time to Do a Roth Conversion March 11, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

With the stretch IRA gone thanks to the SECURE Act, it might be time to revisit your estate plan. If you have money in a traditional IRA, you might consider a Roth IRA conversion.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Emotional Spending: Could a Financial Therapist Be a Key to Your Financial Health? March 2, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When we think of financial health, we don’t always consider the connection between emotions and money. Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
What’s the Average 401(k) Balance by Age—And Is It Enough to Retire On? February 28, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Is your 401(k) balance on track? Trying to figure out how you stack up? Here’s information on the average 401(k) balance by age.

5 min read  |  Goal Planning
Could Divorce Derail Your Retirement? What You Need to Know February 19, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Going through a divorce? Its effect on your retirement might not be your first consideration. But it’s important to understand how post-divorce finances could impact your retirement.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Rosie Revisited: How Women Can Harness Their Financial Power February 7, 2020 12:00 AM   |  

Women are making up a bigger part of the workforce and the economy. Here’s how you can make the most of your financial power as a woman.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
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