Brandon Ballenger Writer
I'm a freelance writer based in Pompano Beach, Fla. who's done work for The South Florida Business Journal and BusinessMiami, covering real estate, health care, and franchising. I received a bachelor's degree in English and public communication from Florida Atlantic University in 2008, and am currently pursuing a master's degree in communication there. In my free time, I read fantasy novels, plays video games, and take advantage of South Florida's perennial summer at the beach.
Posts by Brandon Ballenger
Oct 08, 2012 - A government crackdown on bad practices in the financial industry is scaring some companies into lawyering up.
Oct 08, 2012 - The company's partnering with American Express to offer a new option: Bluebird. See how its fees stack up to the others.
Oct 08, 2012 - Kiplinger reveals a round-up of handy travel sites to save you money.
Oct 08, 2012 - Coffee lovers, how do your drinking habits stack up with other professions? Find out who is most serious about getting caffeinated.
Oct 05, 2012 - Combining the insurance of full-time with the flexibility of part-time? It could happen, if you're qualified for one of these occupations.
Oct 05, 2012 - In 2010, 4.3 percent of American workers did their jobs from home. Half of them were self-employed, but opportunities are growing fast in certain fields, too.
Oct 05, 2012 - At least 16 have died since last week. This is the worst year for West Nile virus cases since 2003.
Oct 05, 2012 - The unemployment rate drops to a three-year low, and data reveals that we gained more jobs over the summer than initial estimates suggested.
Oct 05, 2012 - The secret to making pure gold has been discovered – as part of an art project.
Oct 04, 2012 - Right now gas prices range from an average of about $3.50 in some states to about $4.25 in others. Who's getting lucky?
Oct 04, 2012 - Two of the smaller telecom companies will join forces to take on the big three: Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon. Find out what's good and bad about the likely merger.
Oct 04, 2012 - Guess how many teenage pedestrians who get hit by cars are distracted by their phones at the time.
Oct 04, 2012 - Planning out your Black Friday yet? It's a safe bet Best Buy is, and they know you're looking at Amazon.
Oct 04, 2012 - Didn't watch the presidential debate? Here's everything you need: the schedule, the facts, the transcript, and more.
Oct 04, 2012 - Is your home worth less than you owe? Was it foreclosed between 2008 and 2011? Was your loan serviced by one of the five biggest lenders? You may be entitled to a chunk of one of the biggest civil settlements in history.