Taryn Phaneuf is a lead writer covering personal finance news and other topics at NerdWallet. She previously spent more than a decade reporting on business, education and public policy for local news outlets. Most recently, she worked as a data reporter and researcher for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. She also taught journalism as an adjunct instructor at her alma mater, the University of Minnesota.
She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- Education: B.A. in journalism from University of Minnesota
- Previous experience: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Adjunct instructor at University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, MinnPost, Bowling Green Daily News