Beth Braverman

Editor, Ghostwriter, Writer

I write about life and money.

I am an award-winning journalist and content producer, writing mostly about personal finance, parenting, and careers. Prior to going freelance, I spent seven years covering personal finance on staff, first as a senior reporter and social media editor at MONEY magazine and then as the Life + Money editor for The Fiscal Times. I have also worked as a daily newspaper reporter and as a trade magazine editor. In addition to personal finance, I have covered small business, luxury goods, government, and education.
Content Types
Website Copy, Article, Blog Post, Interview
More Information
Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Public Communications, bachelor's, newspaper reporting
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, master's, business journalism


A Changed Perspective

Plan sponsors considering in-plan annuity options for the first time should focus on straightforward products. The simpler the product, the easier it will be to understand the pricing and convey the product’s benefit to participants.

March 12th, 2020
Where Did All My Money Go? Financial Tips for Young Doctors

After many years of training, young physicians often see their paycheck dramatically jump when they go from residency to attending or to working as a practicing physician. They are often tempted to upgrade their lifestyle accordingly.

March 26th, 2020
3 Factors Shaping the Sustainable Retirement Investment Landscape

Here is a look at three factors that have shaped the development of the sustainable retirement investment landscape

March 19th, 2020
Blog Post
Targeting and Measuring Impact Investing Returns

At the heart of impact investing is a dual aim: to generate social or environmental benefit and a financial return. While that premise may sound clear enough, measuring impact investing returns is a complex undertaking. But it is critical for the industry’s continued growth.

March 20th, 2020
What Are Real Assets?
January 16th, 2020
Impact Investing Trends: The Rise of the Billion-Dollar Fund
February 11th, 2020
Publishers Sharpen Their Approach to Paywalls
February 24th, 2020
How 4 Publishers Are Turning Surveys Into Revenue
March 24th, 2020
Impact Investing for Employee Welfare
February 27th, 2020
How to Safeguard Your Business from Payment Fraud

According to a 2019 analysis by FinCEN, the real estate sector is one of the top three industries targeted for fraud. What can you do to better protect your business against payment fraud?
The Importance of Unconstrained and Multisector Bond Funds in Today’s Market

Following the decade of low yields since the Great Recession, investors now look at their fixed-income investments to not only protect against volatility and risk, but also to deliver higher returns.

October 28th, 2019
The Subscription Economy

A close look at the subscription services that have found success, however, provides several important takeaways for business leaders.
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No one likes thinking about death — especially their own. But creating an estate plan, a set of documents that details what will happen to all of your assets when you pass away, provides your heirs guidance on how to follow your final wishes after you're gone.

October 21st, 2019
What Is Financial Inclusion?

The goal of financial inclusion is to provide access to the financial tools and services people need to improve their quality of life, from bank accounts to credit, insurance, and access to business capital.

October 22nd, 2019
6 questions to ask about a lease-option to buy a home

If you’re dreaming of homeownership but don’t quite have the down payment or credit profile to make it a reality, a lease-to-buy option is one of several avenues to consider.

September 3rd, 2019
The One Quality That Makes Every Team More Effective—and How to Foster It

Why do amazing teams fail? Often it’s not because of lack of talent or missing skill sets, but because people aren’t able to work together in a way that can drive the business forward. The culprit is something you may not think about in a work environment, but should: the lack of psychological safety.

September 5th, 2019
Why This Background Check Company Wants to Hire People With Criminal Records

It isn’t easy getting a job when you have a criminal record. Thousands of returning citizens struggle to re-enter the workforce after leaving prison, and it’s not just because of their own abilities or work history: Companies can be wary of hiring candidates who have served time, and many rule them out completely.

September 12th, 2019
Culture of Inclusion
October 11th, 2019
Turning Editorial Franchises into Brand Builders and Moneymakers
September 27th, 2019
Finally, relief for 40 million Americans without 401(k) plans
September 27th, 2019
About TIAA
Demand for impact investing is soaring
September 30th, 2018
How Big Data Delivers Solutions to ESG Investors
September 30th, 2019
What is a multi-family home?
September 30th, 2019
What is a bungalow home?
October 7th, 2019
What is a townhouse?
October 8th, 2019
6 ways to dramatically lower your home insurance costs
October 10th, 2019
21 Hacks to Reduce Your Healthcare Costs This Year
February 6th, 2018
How the Euro Financial Crisis Hurts Your Wallet
August 9th, 2015
Can a Financial Planner Provide Help Buying a Home?
July 11th, 2015
Here’s How Hillary Clinton Plans to Close the Gender Wage Gap
July 25th, 2016
How High Your Taxes Would Be Under a Hillary Clinton Presidency
September 26th, 2016
10 Do’s and Don’ts of Financial Planning
August 30th, 2015
Don’t Overpay Because Your Doctor Screwed Up Your Bill
December 12th, 2015
Your Taxes Could Drop by $4,334 Under a Donald Trump Presidency
September 26th, 2016
10 Important Ways the 2016 Election Could Affect Your Retirement
October 21st, 2015
Why Banks Won’t Increase Savings Account Rates Even After Interest Rates Rise
November 3rd, 2015
10 Free Student Checking Accounts
November 17th, 2016
See How Minimum Wage Has Grown in the Past 50 Years
September 3rd, 2015
How to Be Richer in One Year
July 13th, 2015
5 Important Numbers to Know on Your 401k Plan Statement
September 26th, 2015
New Funding for Conservation Projects: The Seychelles Turns to Debt Restructuring
June 28th, 2018
Exit Strategies for Investors: 4 Steps to a Responsible Exit
July 5th, 2018
New Impact Measurement Framework Could Help Impact Investors Be Effective
July 31st, 2018
A Philadelphia Organization Brings Impact Investing Leadership Together
August 16th, 2018
Investment for Women, by Women: Ellevest Enters Impact Investing
August 30th, 2018
Promoting Gender Parity in the APAC Region
September 4th, 2018
At Risk and Taking Charge: Women and Climate Change
September 18th, 2018
The European Commission Sustainable Finance Proposals, Explained
October 11th, 2018
Employees and Investors Align on Human Capital Management Practices
October 23rd, 2018
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