Megan DeMatteo is a Pushcart-nominated poet, service journalist and misfit at heart who’s learned how to navigate the world of freelancing with style and humor. In 2020, she moved to New York City amid the coronavirus pandemic to help launch CNBC Select, an e-commerce site for credit card recommendations, banking product reviews, and financial advice. In 2021, Megan’s CNBC articles were cited in Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to the U.S. Secretary of Education on student loan forgiveness. She has contributed to money publications like CoinDesk, TIME’s NextAdvisor, MoneyMade, and others.
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Masterworks Review: Put a Picasso in Your Investment Portfolio for $1k
Fine art isn’t stuffy anymore—but it’s still lucrative.
Crypto Index Funds: Risk Management Tool, or Risky Business?
New crypto index funds make it easy for investors to diversify, but is investing in them a good idea?
Who Are You? The Future of Metaverse Marketing and How NFTs Shape Identity and Belonging
The evolution of NFTs from fun graphics to elite memberships and unique experiences could turn them into assets with real utility—and investment potential.
We’re All in a Learning Curve: Stablecoins and the Future of Money
Tether founder William Quigley, policymakers like Elizabeth Warren, and everyday consumers share their perspectives on stablecoins and the future of money.
The 9 Best NFT Marketplaces for Buying and Selling Non-Fungible Tokens in 2023
NFTs may have started as a fad, but 2023 is the year they'll become a bona fide investment asset. Here's where you can get yours.
Farther Review: Invest to Beat Inflation, Enjoy Personalized Attention
Get the family office advisory experience online—no robo-advisors necessary.
What Are the Best NFT Stocks for 2022?
Buying stock in companies like DraftKings, Cloudfare, and eBay is an easy way to add NFT exposure to your portfolio.
FarmTogether Review: A-La-Carte Real Estate Investment Options for Accredited Investors
There’s approximately 911 million acres of U.S. farmland—here’s how to own a slice of the pie.
What is Solana Crypto?
A look at one of the most popular blockchains and its native altcoin, SOL.
A Complete Guide to Investing in DeFi
It’s even more exciting than Monopoly, since everyone gets to act like the bank.
Cardano vs. Solana: Which is Better?
Both of these Ethereum Killers have made a killing for your wallet, but which is poised to do better in 2022?
Asset Trip with Whale Shark: A Prolific NFT Collector and His Non-Traditional Investments
Founder of $WHALE talks about his collection of 400,000+ NFTs, childhood investments in Dragon Ball Z cards, and how NFT creators can create a clear vision and plan for their art.
The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Cardano: Is it a Good Investment?
A look into what makes this eco-friendly “Ethereum killer” so buzzworthy
Lenme Review: Diversify Your Assets, Become a Bank
Lenme empowers individual investors to take on the risks and rewards of becoming a bank.
Cardano vs. Dogecoin: Which is Better?
One is a serious blockchain infrastructure solution, while the other is a fun and lucrative (for some) internet meme.
How to Invest in Cannabis: From Marijuana Stocks to CBD Startups
From investing in marijuana stocks and ETFs to buying a stake in a weed startup, here's how you can invest in cannabis.
A 10-Step Guide to Saving and Investing for a Career Change
They say to leap and the net will appear—but anyone planning a career change will probably want a little more reassurance than that.
Solo 401(k) vs SEP IRA vs SIMPLE IRA: Which is Best for You?
If you're self-employed or a business owner, saving for retirement is hard. Getting a solo 401(k), SEP IRA, and Simple IRA can speed up the process.
Are Sustainable Investment Funds a Scam?
ESG investing is all the rage, but do the funds involved really practice what they preach? Here's what you need to know about sustainable investment funds.
How to Manage Your Money After a Large Salary Increase
Got a big raise at work, and now you're worried about managing your money responsibly? Here's what to do.
Changing Jobs? What to Do With Your 401(k) So You Don't Leave Money On the Table
Cashing out your 401(k) isn't always wise. Instead, roll it over into a new 401(k) or an IRA. Here's how.
Sustainable Investing: How to Stop Funding Climate Change With Your Money
How to make your portfolio more sustainable and get into ESG investing without sacrificing your financial well-being.