Mariah Ackary

Mariah Ackary

Credit Cards Editor writer Mariah Ackary specializes in credit card rewards and small businesses. Her work has been cited by Forbes, Fox Business and CNBC. Through her research and advice, she hopes to make personal finance education easier and more approachable.

Personal finance, credit cards (rewards, cash back, business)

Mariah Ackary is a personal finance writer who specializes in credit card rewards and small business credit. Mariah is a lifelong writer, but she began writing about finance in 2018. She joined the team in 2019, excited by the opportunity to directly help people make good financial decisions.

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Personal Quote

“Used responsibly, credit cards are a tool for meeting financial goals. Whether you’re looking to build credit, fund your small business or simply earn rewards, I want to help you make the best decision for yourself.”

Education & Honors

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in business administration from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina in 2019.

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