Rachel Hartman

Copywriter, Ghostwriter, Writer

A freelance writer specializing in finance, business, lifestyle, and travel topics.

I'm a freelance writer with a degree in Business Administration and more than 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. During this time, I have helped create high-quality content for top U.S. online, print, and custom publications.

I specialize in easy-to-read articles and blog posts that are engaging to readers and meet clients' overall goals and objectives. My credits include The Costco Connection, Wells Fargo Conversations, The Intuit Small Business Blog, Parents, Parenting, and many others. My work has appeared on FOXBusiness.com, Yahoo!Finance, NASDAQ.com and MSN Money.

My first non-fiction book, "Watching Over Me," was published by One Body Press in 2016.

I am originally from the U.S. but currently reside in Mexico. In addition to traveling extensively throughout the country, I have visited Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central America.

I have lived 18 years in Mexico and am fluent in Spanish. I am able to carry out translation work from Spanish to English, or English to Spanish.
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Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Case Study, Checklist, Ebook, Guide, Infographic Copy, Interview, Whitepaper
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DeVry University, Business Administration
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Published Content

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money.usnews.com
Article
7 Myths About Social Security

This is an article that identifies common misconceptions about Social Security benefits.

June, 13 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Ways to Reduce Stress When Saving for Retirement

This is an article outlining smart ways to keep stress levels low when saving for retirement.

June, 20 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Out With the $1 Million Goal for Retirement: What You Will Really Need

This is an article that discusses the often-cited $1 million goal when saving for retirement. It offers guidelines to help readers determine how much they really need to save toward retirement.

June, 27 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
6 Common Myths About Estate Planning

This is an article that identifies commonly overlooked factors associated with estate planning.

July, 5 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
How to Deal With a Financial Emergency in Retirement

This is an article that offers tips and advice for readers who are dealing with a financial crisis during their retirement years.

July, 5 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
10 Hidden Fees to Be Aware of in Retirement

This is an article that lists frequently overlooked expenses that can creep up during retirement. It helps readers identify these costs, and avoid any unnecessary spending.

July, 18 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Myths About Annuities in Retirement

This is an article outlining common misconceptions about annuities, as well as the truth behind the myths.

July, 25 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Putting the 'Golden' in Retirement: Retirees Share 6 Secrets to Financial Well-Being

This is an article offering tips and examples from retirees on ways to be financially sound during the golden years.

July, 23 2018
money.usnews.com
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6 Factors to Consider Before Using Your Retirement Savings for Caregiving

This article discusses the trend that many caregivers follow, which is to spend their own funds when caring for an aging friend or relative. It outlines criteria to think about before dipping into retirement funds when providing care for a loved one.

March, 23 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
12 Ways for Retirees to Enjoy Labor Day for Free

This is an article offering entertainment ideas for retirees who don't want to spend anything during Labor Day weekend.

August, 15 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
6 Downsizing Myths to be Aware of in Retirement

This is an article outlining common misconceptions about downsizing during retirement, as well as the realities behind the myths.

August, 22 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Financial Factors to Consider When Choosing a Retirement Location

This is an article outlining financial criteria to consider when selecting a place for retirement.

August, 28 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
6 Factors to Consider Before Cashing Out a 401(k)

This is an article offering criteria to consider before cashing out a 401(k) plan.

September, 5 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Misconceptions About Health Care Costs in Retirement

This is an article outlining common myths about health care costs during retirement, as well as the truth behind them.

September, 12 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Should You Move to a Retirement Community Before Retiring?

This is an article that discusses criteria to consider for those who are thinking about moving to a retirement community before they retire from the workplace.

September, 19 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Things to Do After Retiring Early

This is an article outlining financial steps to take after stepping away from the workforce at an early age.

September, 26 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Should You Spend Your Nest Egg or Leave a Legacy?

This is an article offering guidelines to help readers decide if they should leave a legacy or spend their retirement savings.

October, 3 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
7 Hidden Costs of Retiring Abroad

This is an article outlining some of the commonly overlooked costs that can come with moving abroad during retirement.

October, 10 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
6 Myths About HSAs for Retirement

This is an article discussing common misconceptions about health savings accounts.

October, 17 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Do You Need Good Credit in Retirement?

This is an article discussing the importance of credit during retirement.

October, 24 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
How to Sell Items Online and Make Money in Retirement

This is an article that lists strategies for retirees who want to learn about online selling.

October, 31 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
7 Budget-Friendly Ways Retirees Can Create Memorable Holidays

This is an article offering ideas for retirees who want to create memorable holidays without overspending.

November, 7 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
12 Money-Smart Gifts to Give During Retirement

This is an article offering a set of ideas for retirees who want to give money-smart gifts during the holiday season.

November, 14 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
How to Set a Travel Budget in Retirement

This is an article outlining ways to create and follow a travel budget during retirement.

November, 28 2018
health.usnews.com
Article
What Is a Health Savings Account?

This is an article that explains how a health savings account works, as well as the key advantages of setting up a health savings account.

December, 5 2018
health.usnews.com
Article
7 Myths About Caregiving Costs

This is an article debunking common misconceptions about the costs associated with caregiving.

December, 12 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Will You be Able to Afford the Lifestyle of Your Dreams in Retirement?

This is an article offering guidelines to help determine how much to save for a dream retirement.

December, 19 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
8 Painless Ways to Downsize Your Lifestyle in Retirement

This is an article offering tips and guidelines for readers on how to simplify their lifestyles during retirement.

December, 26 2018
money.usnews.com
Article
Should You Make a Free Will Online?

This is an article outlining the advantages and drawbacks of creating a will online for free.

January, 9 2019
money.usnews.com
Article
6 Ways to Save More for Retirement (and Not Spend) This Holiday Season

This is an article outlining strategies to reduce spending during the holiday season.

January, 15 2019
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Move With Pets

This is a blog post that offers guidelines for consumers to safely transfer a pet to a new home.

May, 23 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
7 Tips For Moving on a Budget

This is a blog post offering tips and advice for readers who are getting ready to move and want to stay within a budget during the process.

May, 30 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Prepare Your Home For An Aging Parent

This is a blog post that includes guidelines for readers who are getting ready to have an aging parent move into their home.

September, 23 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
What to Eat on Moving Day For Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This is a blog post with tips on meal planning to help readers get ready for moving day.

March, 6 2018
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
5 Decluttering Tips When Sending Your Child to College

This is a blog post offering advice for readers who want to clear out clutter before their child heads to college.

August, 10 2015
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Organize and Get the Most Out of Your Freezer

This is a blog post for readers who want to straighten their freezer contents and make the most of their freezer space.

September, 12 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Store a Treadmill

This is a blog post with guidelines for keeping a treadmill in good condition while storing it.

January, 31 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Store Makeup and Cosmetics Correctly

This is a blog post offering tips to safely store makeup and cosmetic products.

January, 22 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
15 DIY Projects You Can Do For Under $100

This is a blog post offering a list of home improvement projects readers can take on themselves that cost less than $100.

May, 1 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Store Taxidermy the Right Way

This is a blog post offering tips for readers to keep taxidermy in great condition while storing it.

February, 23 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
The Best Ways to Use Storage During a Move

This is a blog post outlining strategies to make the most of storage when moving.

December, 28 2015
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
6 Ways to Create an Inviting Home for Holiday Guests

This is a blog post offering tips on how to get a place ready for guests during the holiday season.

June, 8 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
Which is Harder: Physical or Digital Decluttering?

This is a blog post exploring the challenges of both physical decluttering and digital decluttering.

January, 3 2018
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Store Rugs

This is a blog post offering advice on ways to keep rugs in great condition while they are being stored.

February, 16 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
6 Strategies For Organizing Your Dorm Room

This is a blog post with tips for making the most of the space in a dorm room. It offers guidelines to keep good order throughout the school year.

January, 18 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
Best Organizers and Bins For Your Holiday Decorations

This is a blog post offering strategies to choose the right organizing products, as well as store holiday decorations in good order.

October, 20 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
6 Tips for Moving with Young Children

This is a blog post that discusses smart strategies to implement when moving with young kids.

May, 31 2016
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
How to Store Your Child’s Art and Schoolwork

This is a blog post that includes guidelines to keep children's artwork and school memorabilia in good condition when storing them.

April, 5 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
8 Ways to Stay in Touch With Extended Family Members

This is a blog post offering guidelines on how to stay connected with relatives who live far away.

December, 21 2017
sparefoot.com
Blog Post
‘Most Organized Woman on Earth’ Offers 3 Timeless Tips

This is a blog post with tips and advice on home organization.

August, 17 2015
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