Mortgage, Home Buying and Credit Card Expert
Amelia Josephson is a writer passionate about covering financial literacy topics. Her areas of expertise include retirement and home buying. Amelia's work has appeared across the web, including on AOL, CBS News and The Simple Dollar. She holds degrees from Columbia and Oxford. Originally from Alaska, Amelia now calls Brooklyn home.
Posts by Amelia Josephson:
Think a credit card is only good for building up your credit score and helping you borrow money when times are tight? Think again. Credit cards these days come with more rewards and perks than many people realize, and we’re not just talking about cash back and points. Here are five credit card perks you might not know you have. Read more
Life insurance is an important part of financial planning. It becomes increasingly important as people get older and begin to think about ensuring the care of their family after they die. However, there are important tax implications to consider when deciding to use life insurance and when naming your beneficiaries. From taxes on payouts to estate tax issues, there is a lot of information to manage. It might make sense to find a financial advisor who can help you navigate the various life insurance products available. SmartAsset can help you find the right one who is right for you with our free financial advisor matching service. Read more
Thinking about working in New York? There are some features of work life in the Big Apple that set it apart from the work culture in other cities. Is it true that if you can make it there you can make it anywhere? We’re not making any promises, but we can give you some tips about what working in New York is really like. Read more