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Elizabeth Smith

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:

by Elizabeth Smith Sep 14, 2016

Sometimes you may look around your home and wonder how it ever got this way. Meanwhile you see gorgeous decor images all around you. Looking through Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn magazines, and Pinterest boards can provide a lot of inspiration to spruce up your space, but sometimes they are too expensive to implement for your budget. Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Dec 23, 2014

Between the dying middle class, financial crash of 2008, subsequent slow recovery, crushing student loan debt, the federal deficit and broken healthcare system, millennials have plenty to worry about as they enter into and begin ascent in the job market. Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Dec 21, 2017

First impressions leave a lasting impression. One of the easiest and most dramatic ways to enhance the first impression of your home is with paint. Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Jan 29, 2015

Being environmentally friendly has grown into more than just a trend over the past several years. Beyond basic energy-saving steps, consumers are now demanding greener homes. Often they want entire… Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Dec 23, 2014

Whether you have a yoga class on the Upper East Side, hair appointment in Soho, or dinner in Flatiron, it’s not always easy to navigate New York City. Made for travelers and locals alike, we have a… Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Feb 08, 2017

Student life is busy: school, internships, part-time jobs, friends, dating, and staying involved on campus. It may seem easier to worry about grades than your credit score, but college is a great… Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Jan 02, 2015

It is commonly said that attractive people have a happier, more successful life than their less attractive counterparts – but how does this affect your wallet? Read more

by Elizabeth Smith Dec 23, 2014

The ramen burger tried to do it. The Japadog tried to do it. Even Dominique Ansel tried to repeat his own success with the frozen s’more. But nothing can surpass the food fad glory that is the Cronut… Read more