About Us

Our Mission

When GOBankingRates launched in 2004, our goal was to make finding competitive interest rates easier for the average consumer. While we still help our readers find the best financial products nationwide, we have evolved into a publication for all things personal finance, inspiring and empowering our audience to live richer: richer in your bank account, richer in your personal goal fulfillment, richer in how you explore the world and richer in your career.

What You’ll Find on Our Site

All of our articles and videos are designed to make learning about money and managing your finances more enjoyable and easier to understand. Whether you want to know which bank has the best CD rates, where you can retire on a budget or which tech stock to invest in, you’ll find the answers on GOBankingRates.

Where You’ll Find Our Work

Our content reaches an audience of about 1 billion readers across GOBankingRates and through our partnerships with amazing brands like MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Time Money, AOL, Forbes, The Street, CBS News, Motley Fool, CNBC and other national publications that trust us to deliver approachable financial content.

Why You Should Trust Us

Our in-house research team and on-site financial experts work together to create content that’s accurate, impartial and up to date. We fact-check every single statistic, quote and fact using trusted primary sources to make sure the information we provide is correct. Any recommendations on the site are editorial — if any content is sponsored by a client, it’s clearly marked as such. We’re fully dedicated to helping our readers live their richest lives possible.

Our Team

We’re a team of financial experts, writers, editors, researchers and video producers who create content to help you manage your money better, find more ways to save and make money, and understand changes in the world that can directly affect your wallet — all in a way that’s easy to understand and informative. Our team comes from companies across the worlds of journalism, finance and tech, and we’re passionate about using our expertise to help our readers live richer.

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Katie Wudel, Director of Content

Katie Wudel joined GOBankingRate’s after a decade in media, advertising and digital strategy at GOOD, Upworthy, Tourneau, Carnegie Hall, Bozell, McSweeney’s and The Believer. Her work has earned a National Magazine Award, a Cannes Lion and the Hedgebrook residency for visionary women writers, and has appeared in Men’s Health, Nerve.com, Tin House and more. Read more.

Erica Corbin, Lead Editor, Surveys and Studies

Erica joined GOBankingRates in 2018. Previously, she worked as an editor at Nasdaq’s wire service GlobeNewswire. Her work has appeared on MSN, Yahoo Finance, Fortune, Forbes, CBS and U.S. News. Read more.

Mark Evitt, Lead Editor, Partner Content

Mark joined GOBankingRates in 2017 and has worked in media for over 10 years. Prior to joining GOBankingRates Mark was the managing editor at AllDay, a pop history and lifestyle site, and an editor at Inside, a breaking-news app. Read more.

Ruth Sarreal, Lead Editor, SEO

Ruth joined the content team in 2015. Before joining GOBankingRates, Ruth wrote and edited in a range of communications positions with a focus on SEO content. Read more.

Molly Sullivan, Features Editor

Molly joined the content team at GOBankingRates in January 2018 and has worked in the digital publishing industry for almost 10 years. She previously worked as an editorial manager at Perez Hilton, and before that she worked at various entertainment and lifestyle websites like HollywoodNews.com and InStyle.com. Read more.

Chris Jennings, Editor

Chris joined GOBankingRates in 2016 and has over five years of experience working at various print and digital publications. Prior to joining GOBankingRates, Chris served as a copy editor on the news and sports desk at The Times of Northwest Indiana. Read more.

Grace Lin, Jr. Editor and Writer

Grace joined the GOBankingRates team in 2017 with an editorial background in print journalism and magazines. Prior to writing and editing for GOBankingRates, Grace pitched books and movies from Renaissance Literary & Talent, a literary agency and management firm. Read more.

Gabrielle Olya, Senior Writer

Gabrielle joined GOBankingRates in 2017 and brings with her a decade of journalism experience. Before joining the team, she was a staff writer and reporter for People Magazine and People.com. Her work has appeared on MSN, Yahoo Finance, Fortune, Forbes, CBS and U.S. News. Read more.

Joel Anderson, Writer, Personal Finance

Joel Anderson is a business writer with over a decade of experience writing about the wide world of finance. Based in Los Angeles, he specializes in writing about the financial markets, stocks, macroeconomic concepts and focuses on helping make complex financial concepts digestible for the retail investor. His work has appeared on MSN, Yahoo Finance, Fortune, Forbes, CBS and U.S. News. Read more.

Andrew Murray, Data Content Researcher

Andrew joined the Content team in February 2019. Prior to working at GOBankingRates, Andrew was a Senior Research Associate at Primary Insight in New York, where he created road maps for the portfolios of Hedge Funds and Private Equity firms. Read more.

Susan Kim, Jr. Editor, SEO

Susan joined the editorial team at GOBankingRates in 2018. She previously wrote and produced product-focused content on women’s fashion, beauty and home decor. Read more.

Amen Oyiboke, Editorial Associate

Amen joined the content team in January 2019 and brings a diverse background of digital, broadcast and print journalism to the team. Before she joined the GBR family, Amen was a film writer at Bustle.com, where she explored the cinematic portrayals about people of color. Her work has appeared on NPR’s/KCRW, Fox Entertainment News, Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper, Blavity Read more.

 

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