Tina Orem is an editor at NerdWallet. Prior to becoming an editor, she covered small business and taxes at NerdWallet. She has been a financial writer and editor for over 15 years, and she has a degree in finance, as well as a master's degree in journalism and a Master of Business Administration. Previously, she was a financial analyst and director of finance for several public and private companies. Tina's work has appeared in a variety of local and national media outlets.
- Education: B.S.B.A. in finance, marketing and economics from University of Denver Daniels College of Business, M.A. in journalism from University of Oregon, MBA from University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business
- Organizations: Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, American Copy Editors Society
- Previous experience: Managing editor at American City Business Journals, Senior staff writer at Investing Answers, Senior editor at Outside Media Group LLC, Director of finance at Noodles & Co., Manager of financial planning and analysis at Rock Bottom Restaurants Inc.
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