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Cynthia Measom is a personal finance writer and editor with over 15 years of collective experience. Her articles have been featured in MSN, AOL, Yahoo Finance, INSIDER, Houston Chronicle and The Seattle Times. She attended the University of Texas at Austin and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Measom has a wealth of real-life personal finance experience, including in the banking and credit card industries. She recently earned her commission as a Texas Notary Public, and part of her work includes meeting with homeowners and homebuyers to complete mortgage loan and refinance signings. She is also a certified teacher of Early Childhood to 4th grade and 6th to 12th grade and has taught every grade except K, 1st and 5th.
When she’s not writing or editing, she’s likely on an adventure with her husband, son (whom she homeschools) and the family dog. All love to travel in their RV to the beach, the mountains and almost any destination in between. No matter where they travel, however, the family always returns to their home in Texas -- their native state.