Carrie Sloan


Carrie Sloan is the editor in chief of LearnVest. She came from AOL, where she was the Editor in Chief of Lemondrop, a website for 20- and 30-something women with 4+ million readers a month. She was the founding online editor of and has been on staff at Budget Travel, Marie Claire, Mademoiselle and Seventeen. Her work has appeared in Cosmo,, Martha Stewart Weddings, Real Simple, Women’s Health, and the New York Daily News, and she has been featured on the CW11, ABC, MSNBC and the Today Show. Carrie lives in Brooklyn with her husband, her daughter, and their fuzzy dog, Ruggles. Follow Carrie Sloan on Twitter and Google+

Posts by Carrie Sloan

The Sit-It-Out Syndrome: Why Women Are Afraid to Invest Their Hard-Earned Cash

Why are successful, high-earning women leaving their savings in cash? We explore why they’re scared—and who should be investing. More

4 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Banishing Bad Money Habits

A handful of scientifically proven strategies to be a better financial version of yourself than you ever thought possible. More

Are America’s Colleges Failing Working-Class Kids?

After years of research, a sociologist explains why working-class students are at a disadvantage—and how to turn it around. More

4 Ways to Be More Charismatic

It’s not that some people are born with it: A leading career coach says this skill can be honed. More

Can Paying for College Actually Hurt Our Kids?

New research shows that footing the bill may not be a good idea. Here’s why—and how to do it in a way that will help them succeed. More

10 Things You Don’t Know About My Finances: Kellee Khalil

The founder of, a new wedding planning site, shares her money secrets—like how she saved up $75,000! More

HR Experts Confess: 8 Biggest Interview Mistakes We See

Two high-profile executives divulge the things you definitely shouldn’t say—and what they secretly think of your resume. More

8 Money Secrets Every Mom Should Know

I’ve only been a mother for a short time. But it doesn’t mean I haven’t felt its white-hot impact on my bottom line. More

The New Domesticity: Women Who Trade Careers for Crochet

One author explains why women are taking a new approach to work, money and family … not necessarily in that order. More

6 Times We Tend to Overspend (and How to Stop)

It’s 9 p.m., do you know where your wallet is? New spending triggers are causing us to part with our hard-earned cash. More