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“Building credit is an important part of becoming financially literate, and you’re the best person to teach your children what to do (and not to do). By working alongside them while giving them independence in the process, you guide them toward becoming capable, financially responsible adults.” – Casey Morris, personal finance writer
Student credit, credit reports, payment innovations
Bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s University; Master’s in journalism from Columbia Journalism School
- Has written on finance and technology for several major media outlets
- Helps consumers make financial decisions that align with their goals and values
- More than 10 years of professional writing experience
Casey Morris is a freelance journalist and content writer with more than 10 years of experience writing for international media outlets and brands. She covers personal finance, mortgages and technology, and has written for financial outlets such as CreditCards.com, Experian, LendingTree, The Mortgage Reports and MoneyGeek.
Her brand clients have included Discover Global Network, Rapyd, Boston Private and Key Bank, among others. Morris’s bylines have also appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, South China Morning Post, Vogue India, Delta Sky magazine and East West Bank’s Reach Further magazine.
Her passion for finance and technology began while writing about startups in Southeast Asia, a beat she covered for Forbes Asia and Asian Correspondent. Writing about personal finance became a natural next step as she discovered the importance of getting good information into people’s hands so they can make empowered financial decisions that align with their goals and values.
Morris earned a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School in 2008. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s University. Throughout her career, Morris has completed fellowships with the International Center for Journalists and the UN Foundation; the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS); and the Collegiate Network.
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