Allison Kade


Allison Kade is the former Deputy Editor and Editor-at-Large of LearnVest. She is currently a freelance writer. Her writing has appeared in publications like Forbes, Yahoo! Finance, Business Insider, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Fox Business, The Today Show, AOL,, Lifehacker, TheStreet, xoJane and Boing Boing. Her fiction has appeared in The Huffington Post and the literary magazines Annalemma, Fractured West, Underground Voices and 322 Review. She also runs a food blog for fun at FODMAP in the City. Follow Allison Kade on Twitter: @amkade

Posts by Allison Kade

8 Questions You’re Probably Not Asking Your Employee Benefits Rep—But Should

Some 40% of workers don’t fully understand their benefit options. Don’t be a stat this enrollment season—ask these key things. More

The LearnVest Pro-Con List: Should I Cut the Cord on Cable TV?

Ditching cable can save money, but streaming comes with its own costs and considerations. We’ll help weigh if it’s right for you. More

Game On! How ‘Gamifying’ Your Finances Can Help You Reach Your Money Goals

Points? Prizes? Leveling up? These are all ways you can take virtual cues from gamification to do good in your real money life. More

Quiz: What’s Your Financial SPF Factor?

You safeguard your skin come summer, but what about your finances? See how you score when it comes to money SPF savvy. More

10 Burning Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask About Investing

When it comes to investing, you can never pose enough questions. So we asked pros to weigh in on some of the most common asks. More

3 ‘Dream’ Retirements: Who’s on Track to Reach Their Goals?

What kind of future will your nest egg afford you? We asked a CFP® to weigh in on real people’s savings to see how they’re faring. More

6 Financially Freeing Tasks Not to ‘Pass Over’

Passover, the “Festival of Freedom,” inspires us to break free from our old money mindsets. Here, six ways to do just that. More

The Stock Market Is Rigged? What You Need to Know

A new book alleges the stock market is rigged: Here’s the 101 on high frequency trading—and its potential impact on your money. More

Investing 101: What Are Municipal Bonds?

You may have seen commercials for municipal bonds—but does that mean you should use them? We’ll explain. More

Net Worth: Why You Need to Know It—and Grow It

Net worth measures your financial health and may help you answer that burning question: “Am I on track?” So: What’s yours? More