Dan Caplinger


Personal finance writer for The Ascent. What are your favorite financial products? I like online accounts of all kinds, including brokerage, bank, and credit cards. Managing money online is a convenience I wouldn't want to live without now. What piece of money advice would you give your 18-year-old self? Don't buy that high-load mutual fund! What is the nerdiest thing you do in your free time? What free time?!

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