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- Austin, Texas- based freelance writer and content marketing strategist
- Quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Today.com, ABC News, NPR, MarketWatch and the Chicago Tribune
- Featured in Bankrate, Forbes Advisor, Experian and U.S. News & World Report
John Egan is a freelance writer and content marketing strategist in Austin, Texas. He specializes in content focusing on personal finance, real estate and health and wellness. Among the outlets where John’s work has appeared are CreditCards.com, Bankrate, Forbes Advisor, Experian and U.S. News & World Report. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Austin Business Journal.
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“Just like millions of Americans, I have experienced ups and downs with my personal finances. When I share knowledge and expertise about spending and saving money, it makes me feel good about helping someone who’s in the same situation that I’ve been in. Most of us don’t learn about personal finance in school – we often learn about it through trial and error. It’s my hope that somebody can figure out how to better handle their money after reading my work.”
- Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, The University of Kansas
- Master’s degree in Communication, Southern New Hampshire University
- Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW)
- National Association of Real Estate Editors