Rebecca Lake

Rebecca Lake - The Balance SMB

Personal finance, financial products and services, Small business, Investing
University of South Carolina, Columbia University, Charleston Southern University


  • Nearly a decade of experience reporting on personal finance and investing for online publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Investopedia, and The Simple Dollar
  • Reports regularly on employment, real estate, and small business trends
  • She is the Financial Planning expert for The Balance.


Over nearly a decade of covering personal finance topics, Lake's work has been widely syndicated on sites including MSN Money, Business Insider, Fox Business and CBS News MoneyWatch.

Lake also assists with content strategy for a number of highly visible brands in the financial services industry, including Citibank, Discover Bank, and AIG Insurance.

Before pursuing a career as a financial journalist, Rebecca worked as a Sales Representative in the communications industry.

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