Credit Card, Savings and Retirement Expert
Liz Smith is a graduate of New York University and has been passionate about helping people make better financial decisions since her college days. Liz has been writing for SmartAsset for more than four years. Her areas of expertise include retirement, credit cards and savings. She also focuses on all money issues for millennials. Liz's articles have been featured across the web, including on AOL Finance, Business Insider and WNBC. The biggest personal finance mistake she sees people making: not contributing to retirement early in their careers.
Posts by Elizabeth Smith:
Gasoline can get expensive, but most of us have to drive at some point or another. Driving around to find the cheapest gas in town is one way to cut a big chunk out of your monthly gas bill. But there are many tips and tricks that can reduce what you pay at the pump. Here are seven strategies that can help you save money on gas and reduce your environmental footprint. Read more
Whether you’re a frequent flyer or you’re new to the travel game, you’ve probably heard about the biggest revolution in travel accommodations: short-term apartment and home rentals. Thanks to companies like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway, you can live like you do at home while you’re on vacation. But since these options aren’t always cheaper than hotels, sometimes it’s difficult to decide where to stay while you’re traveling. Let’s take a look at the benefits of booking a hotel room versus renting out a temporary space. Read more
Bank-to-bank transfers allow consumers to move money electronically. Specifically, they allow someone to transfer money from an account with one bank to an account with another institution. If you’ve never used this service before, it might seem a little confusing. If you need some help understanding how it works, here’s what you should know about bank-to-bank transfers. Read more
Entering the “real world” after college can be scary. The job hunting process can be stressful and if your main concern is locking down a gig, it may be tempting to accept the first offer that a… Read more