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Maurie Backman

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Retirement, investing, commercial real estate, mortgages, credit cards, banks, insurance, taxes, general personal finance


B.A. Creative Writing

Past Experience

  • Former hedge fund associate
  • Online marketer
  • Electronic toy designer

Has Written For

Motley Fool syndication partners: USA Today, Business Insider, CNN Business


Maurie Backman is a personal finance writer who covers topics ranging from Social Security to credit cards to mortgages to REITs. She also has an editing background and appears on live podcasts to talk about financial matters.

Career Highlights

  • Seeing her work on CNN's home page
  • Having people reach out to her saying her articles have changed their lives
  • Seeing her toy designs on store shelves

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