Jennifer Barrett

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Jennifer Barrett

A financial literacy advocate, digital strategist and award-winning financial journalist, Jennifer currently serves as Chief Education Officer at Acorns and Editor-in-Chief of the personal finance site Grow, published by Acorns. Previously, she was Personal Finance Editor at CNBC Digital. She’s also held executive roles at DailyWorth, where she was Senior VP and Editor-in-Chief and Hearst Digital, where she was General Manager over four magazine sites. The co-author of two personal finance books, Jennifer's covered financial topics for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, Worth, Money—and Newsweek, where she was a staff writer and editor for seven years. She began her financial journalism career in 1999, writing the foreign exchange column for The Wall Street Journal. Jennifer is a frequent speaker on the topics of personal finance, digital media, and millennials and money. She's done multiple radio interviews and has appeared on-air on the TODAY show, MSNBC, and CNN Headline News, among others. Follow her @JBarrettNYC.