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

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

Quiz Time: What’s Your Financial Type?

According to psychologists, there are five classic money personas. So are you a worrier, miser or an addictive spender? More

Money Smarts: Why Some Schools Make Kids Take Personal Finance

From high schools to colleges, financial literacy courses are becoming de rigueur. But do these efforts create money savvy adults? More

Eyeing a New Car? Why You May Want to Buy Now

A study finds auto sales will slow soon due to potentially increasing interest rates. How car sharing figures into the equation. More