Miranda Marquit

I've been writing about money on the internet since 2005. My specialties include investing, retirement, and long-term financial planning. I have an M.A. in Journalism and an MBA. When not writing, I enjoy playing board games with my son, reading, travel, and the outdoors.

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The 5 Best Countries to Buy Property in as the U.S. Dollar Soars

on July 28, 2019

These countries offer good real estate deals right now — and a good quality of life.

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13 States Where Residents’ Income Has Grown Fastest

on June 24, 2019

Incomes are jumping in these states. Did yours make the list?

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The 15 Best States for Remote Jobs in 2019

on June 19, 2019

If you live in one of these states, you have more work-from-home jobs to choose from.

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10 Cities With the Most High-Paying Jobs for Workers Without Degrees

on June 7, 2019

In some cities, nearly a third of the job market involves work that pays at or above the national median wage.

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The Best and Worst Tax States for Low-Income Residents

on April 9, 2019

Earn a low income in one of these states, and taxes will cost you either an especially big or and especially small chunk of your earnings.

The 25 Colleges With the Best Return on Your Money in 2019
The 25 Colleges With the Best Return on Your Money in 2019

on April 8, 2019

You have likely never heard of some of these colleges, but they offer the most bang for your buck in 2019.

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The 10 Worst States for Getting a Job Right Now

on April 5, 2019

Are you having trouble finding work? Maybe your job hunt problem is where you live.

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7 Cheaper Paths to a Great College Education

on February 13, 2019

Don’t march right to a pricey four-year campus. Technology, innovative financial agreements and employer perks are democratizing the cost of college.

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