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- Professional journalist
- Worked as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times and The Associated Press, among others
- Writing published in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Vogue, among others.
- Writing about personal finance for CreditCards.com since 2016
Constance Sommer is a professional journalist who started her career in newspapers, working as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and a little weekly newspaper called The Acorn. More recently, as a freelance writer, her work has appeared in CreditCards.com, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and Vogue, among others.
- CreditCards.com – How to buy a used car
- CreditCards.com – Guide to Brex: The card for startups
- CreditCards.com – Two? Seven? Twenty? How many credit cards should I have?
- The New York Times – Parents of College Students Worry, Should They Stay or Go?
- The Washington Post – Summer ‘camp’ with the neighborhood teens. Is it worth the risk?
- Los Angeles Times – Shin splints, a nagging injury that doesn’t have to sideline exercise
- To Her Credit – How coronavirus is changing the future of child care
- Vogue – I’m Thrilled My Husband Is Getting the Vaccine—I’m Also Very Jealous
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“I like helping people figure out what cards should be in their wallet. There are so many products out there – it can be overwhelming. And not every card works for every lifestyle. I hope that my articles make the choices clearer for readers.”
- Bachelor’s degree in History, U.C. Berkeley
- Master’s in Journalism, University of Missouri