Amy Blacklock is a freelance writer and personal finance blogger behind the sitesLife Zemplified and Women Who Money. Amy enjoys writing about saving, retirement planning, and financial independence. She holds a B.A. from Oakland University and is an entrepreneur at heart. She’s previously owned two businesses and held positions in accounting, human resources, and project management within the automotive industry. In addition to personal finance, Amy’s also passionate about health and fitness and promotes overall wellness to whoever will listen. When she’s not reading or writing, you’ll likely find her exercising, experimenting in the kitchen, or fawning over her new granddaughter.