Selena Maranjian

Selena Maranjian


Selena Maranjian has been writing for the Fool since 1996 and covers basic investing and personal finance topics. She also prepares the Fool's syndicated newspaper column and has written or co-written a number of Fool books. For more financial and non-financial fare (as well as silly things), follow her on Twitter...

Recent articles

6 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You

The choice is yours: You can grow your money slowly or aim for more rapid growth. Just take some time to learn about your options.

Here's How to Retire Early

An early retirement may be much more possible than you imagined. It may just require employing some strategy and discipline.

7 Top Credit Cards for Amazon Cash Back

If you spend a lot of money shopping at, you can get some of your dollars back by using a cash back credit card. Here are seven contenders for your consideration, some of which focus specifically on Amazon spending.

The Best Low-Interest Credit Cards in March

These credit cards feature below-average interest rates -- sometimes even 0% for more than a year -- and can help you save a lot of money if you're carrying (or transferring) a big balance.

The Best Cash-Back Credit Cards in March

Many credit cards offer money back on purchases you make, but it can be well worth your time to see which one(s) will serve you best.

Do I Have to Collect Sales Tax?

Collecting sales tax can be a big (and complicated) pain. But guess what -- you may not have to collect it!

10 Costly Tax Mistakes to Avoid

A little attention paid to your taxes can result in thousands of dollars saved. Here are some top blunders you need to know about and avoid.

12 Costly Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

If you're committing any of these blunders, you can end up with tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars less in retirement. Here are 12 errors you shouldn't make.