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Aaron Crowe

Aaron Crowe is a personal finance writer who has written about credit scores, credit cards, saving for retirement and other goals, mortgages, loans, debt, investing, being an entrepreneur, and many other personal finance topics. He has worked as a reporter for more than 30 years.

Aaron worked as a newspaper editor until 2008, when he started his freelance business. In addition to supporting clients, he started a few websites about his family’s personal finances, and earned money from his businesses.

“I’ve learned a lot by starting my own businesses, and through my personal finances, and I use those experiences to add to the reporting I do in these areas. It’s a subject I’m very interested in, and I hope to help consumers improve their financial habits.”

Areas of financial expertise

  • Financial literacy

  • Saving money

  • Credit

  • Loans

  • Housing market

  • Personal finance tips

  • Budgeting


Bachelor of Arts degree, San Jose State University


Contributing writer


Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, Grand Forks Herald, 1998

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Aaron has used his experiences with money to write and report on personal finance topics that he hopes will help people learn how to manage their money better. With no debt except for a home mortgage, his love is helping people figure out how to live debt-free so they can use their money for other purposes. His goal is to travel the world without acquiring any debt.

He lives in California with his wife and dog, and has a daughter in college.

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