Becca Stanek

Becca Stanek has worked as an editor and writer in the personal finance space since 2017.  She previously served as the managing editor overseeing investing and savings content at LendingTree and as an editor at SmartAsset focused on financial advisor content. Prior to that, she was a staff writer at The Week where she covered news and politics. She is currently freelancing for outlets including MoneyMade, Forbes, SoFi, Policygenius and others while she earns her MFA in creative writing from Queens University in Charlotte.

Becca Stanek

Latest Posts

The Best Cryptocurrency Platforms to Invest With in 2022 (Maximize Growth, Minimize Fees)
Jan 26
The Best Cryptocurrency Platforms to Invest With in 2022 (Maximize Growth, Minimize Fees)

Cryptocurrency investing platforms like Coinbase, Kraken, Gemini, eToro, Coinrule, BlockFi and more can help you maximize your returns while minimizing fees.

Studying While Stacking Cash? These Are the Best Robo Advisors for College Students in 2022
Jan 25
Studying While Stacking Cash? These Are the Best Robo Advisors for College Students in 2022

Fidelity Go, Betterment, Acorns, and SoFi are just some of the best robo advisors for college students looking to start investing for the future.

The Best Apps for Passive Income (Low Effort, Regular Returns)
Jan 13
The Best Apps for Passive Income (Low Effort, Regular Returns)

Passive income apps like Fundrise, Crypto.com, Yieldstreet, SMBX, Worthy, and more can help you earn weekly, monthly or annual income on your investment.

Best Robo Advisors for Roth IRAs in 2022
Jan 4
Best Robo Advisors for Roth IRAs in 2022

Platforms like Wealthfront, Betterment, and Ellevest can help you maximize your retirement savings, without lifting a finger yourself.

Best Robo Advisors for Beginners in 2022
Jan 3
Best Robo Advisors for Beginners in 2022

Acorns, Betterment, and Sofi are just some of the best robo advisors for beginners looking to get started investing.

How Do Crypto Exchanges Work? Everything You Need to Know
Dec 14
How Do Crypto Exchanges Work? Everything You Need to Know

Crypto exchanges are marketplaces where you can buy, sell, and trade crypto. Here's how.

Tax Efficient Investing Goes AI: The Best Robo Advisors for Tax-Loss Harvesting
Dec 6
Tax Efficient Investing Goes AI: The Best Robo Advisors for Tax-Loss Harvesting

If you want to take advantage of tax-loss harvesting, look into robo advisors like Schwab, Betterment, Wealthfront, Personal Capital, and SigFig.

6 Best Peer-to-Peer Investment Platforms
Dec 2
6 Best Peer-to-Peer Investment Platforms

Nexus, BlockFi, and MyConstant are just some of the best P2P lending platforms for investors looking to add a new stream of passive income to their portfolio.

Should You Invest Your Emergency Fund?
Nov 15
Should You Invest Your Emergency Fund?

It's generally not a good idea to invest your emergency fund, but there are ways to earn more without risking it all.

How to Make a Will (Whether DIY or With a Lawyer)
Nov 5
How to Make a Will (Whether DIY or With a Lawyer)

Creating a will doesn't have to be expensive and complicated. Here's how to make sure your wealth and belongings are passed onto your loved ones.

The 4 Stages of Your Financial Life Cycle and How to Invest for Each
Nov 2
The 4 Stages of Your Financial Life Cycle and How to Invest for Each

From early career to retirement, here's how to save and invest during each of the four stages of your financial life cycle.

How to Invest a Windfall (from $10,000 to $100,000+)
Oct 26
How to Invest a Windfall (from $10,000 to $100,000+)

If you've stumbled upon some unexpected cash, here's how you can invest your windfall to make the most of it.

How to Invest Money After Selling a House
Oct 20
How to Invest Money After Selling a House

If you've got money leftover after selling your house, here's how you can invest to make the most of it.

Making Lemonade With Lemons: How to Invest Your Divorce Settlement Money
Oct 12
Making Lemonade With Lemons: How to Invest Your Divorce Settlement Money

Make sure your post-divorce financial house is in order first, then consider these various investment strategies for investing divorce settlement money.

Investing as a Married Couple: How to Compromise on Risk and Reward
Sep 22
Investing as a Married Couple: How to Compromise on Risk and Reward

If you and your spouse have different risk tolerances, here's how to find common ground and work together toward your investing goals.