Sara Rathner is a NerdWallet travel and credit cards expert. She has appeared on the “Today” show and CNBC’s “Nightly Business Report,” and has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, Time, Reuters, NBC News, Business Insider and MarketWatch. Before joining NerdWallet, Sara worked at The Motley Fool for nearly 10 years. She also worked as a freelance personal finance writer and paraplanner and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
- Education: B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University
- Previous experience: Paraplanner at Gen Y Planning, Freelance personal finance writer, Communications at The Motley Fool
5 Strategies to Make Your Money Work for You
Laying a good financial foundation isn’t one of those tasks you can put off until later. Sara Rathner sat down to talk with us about five strategies that can help put your money to work today.
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Quotes and interviews
USA Today. Amid high gas prices, inflation, here's how to save money as you head back to the office.
The New York Times. ‘Take It Like a Gift’: Chase Erases Canadian Credit Card Debts.
MarketWatch. The real reasons why the ‘best’ financial advisors may not be best for you.
PennyWise Podcast. Money and Your Emotions: How to Make Your Values Your Spending Guide.
NBC Nightly News. What you need to know about using travel points.
The Financial Brand. Banks Duke it Out to Give Consumers a Cash-Back Christmas.
Yahoo News. Airline travel horror stories mount as Americans pack the not-so-friendly skies.
Consumer Affairs. Southwest Airlines adds Buy Now, Pay Later as a ticket purchase option.
Check Your Balances Podcast. Talking Credit Cards with Sara Rathner from NerdWallet.
AdAge. Rise of Buy Now, Pay Later Brands Sparks New Lending Industry Marketing Battle.
The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, Yahoo, MarketWatch, Nasdaq