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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What Happens When You Inherit an IRA? Here’s a Breakdown August 10, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Inherited IRA? Here’s what you need to know about making the most of that money.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
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
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
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
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
As the Name Implies: Your Guide to Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts February 4, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

A trust can be a great planning tool, but it’s important to know the difference between a revocable versus an irrevocable trust.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
Young Investors: Should You Invest When You Have Debt? January 16, 2020 10:30 PM   |  

Ready to start investing, but worried about debt? Here’s how to invest even if you still have debt on the books.

4 min read  |  Creating a Budget
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