Constance Sommer

Constance Sommer

Consumer and Small Business Credit Expert Contributor


  • 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 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, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and Vogue, among others.

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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.”

Education & Honors

  • Bachelor’s degree in History, U.C. Berkeley
  • Master’s in Journalism, University of Missouri

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