Katie Simon


Katie Simon is an Editorial Intern at LearnVest. She is a senior at New York University, where she studies Narrative Branding and writes for student publications. Previously she has worked with Global Citizens Travel, Claudia Chan, and Minga, the nonprofit she founded at the age of 14 to raise awareness about the global child sex trade. She has traveled around the world three times and teaches yoga in New York City.

Posts by Katie Simon

Equal Opportunity Parental Leave: Dads Can Also Stay Home With Baby

Thanks to new federal guidelines, fathers are also entitled to take time off to bond with a newborn. But will they really use it? More

Ask and Ye Shall Receive … a Pay Raise

A new survey reveals that most workers who request a salary bump actually get it. So why do so few people ever broach the topic? More

Americans Rev Up Their Retirement Contributions

People upped the amount they put into their IRAs by about 6% over the last year—and even this risk-averse group socked away more. More

Americans Finally Feel Empowered to Say, ‘I Quit!’

There’s an uptick in people resigning for better opps—and they’re not the only ones benefitting. What this means for your job. More

The Millennial Money Mantra: Cash Is King

A poll finds young adults prefer to keep money liquid—even for long-term investing. The other option 24% would pick over stocks. More

A New Generation of Money Mavens: 3 Personal Finance Pros to Watch

Move over, Suze! These buzzy dynamos from fashion, psychology and academia are part of an unconventional crop of money gurus. More

Running the Numbers: The Cost of Back-to-School Shopping This Year

Parents will likely shell out about $670 on supplies, clothing and gadgets this season—but there are some smart ways to save. More

7 High-Tech Ways to House Hunt

Open houses are so old-school. These apps take your search for new digs digital with virtual tours and even 3D neighborhood maps. More

Survey Says: The Banks That Get Top Scores From Customers

A new report reveals which U.S. banks have the highest loyalty ratings. Which one topped the list for the fifth year in a row? More

Are Women Stock Market-Phobic?

Over 30% of wealthy women say investing is too risky—and 41% think it won’t help them grow money. What could change their minds? More