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With a background in English, journalism and advertising, Jennifer is an editor, writer and personal finance expert whose articles have appeared on sites such as MSN Money, Fox Business, and Business Insider. Jennifer is a lover of NPR, frequent flier miles, discounts and cookbooks. She lives at the base of the Sierra Nevadas with her husband, two moderately well-behaved children and two less well-behaved Italian Greyhounds.
Penny Gusner is an expert on car insurance procedures, rates, policies and claims, with a decade of experience answering consumer questions as an analyst for websites such as Insure.com, CarInsurance.com and Insurance.com. As a homeowner with three active children and a husband with a zeal for quirky cars, she is a consumer of insurance as well. Follow her on Twitter: @AskPennyAuto.
About the Contributors
Beth W. Orenstein is a freelance writer working in Eastern Pennsylvania. She writes for newspapers, lifestyle magazines and trade journals. She specializes in real estate and medical topics. She graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in Medford, MA., with a degree in English.
Ed Leefeldt is an award-winning investigative journalist whose stories have led to changes in credit card practices, voter registration and the "Son of Sam" law. As the insurance correspondent for Thomson Reuters he wrote extensively about Hurricane Katrina, and as a senior writer for Bloomberg he covered topics ranging from industrial espionage to computer hackers and fraud. His Bloomberg articles won two consecutive New York Press Club awards and he was a national finalist in the Investigative Reporters and Editors contest. As the "hot stock" reporter for Dow Jones, he broke the story about then U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani removing Wall Street traders from their offices in handcuffs. Ed is the author of two books. The Woman Who Rode the Wind is a novel about early flight. His non-fiction book, In Search of the Paper Children, exposed the foster care system and was instrumental in passing legislation to help children.
Marjorie Musick is a freelance writer who specializes in insurance, weather, health and science news. She majored in magazine journalism at Boston University and is a member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Kristin Wong is a freelance writer and video producer. She is a former correspondent for MSN and currently writes at Get Rich Slowly. Kristin has been featured on HuffPost Live, Marketplace Money and Fox & Friends. Follow her on Twitter @thewildwong.