Marisa Torrieri


Marisa Torrieri is a contributing writer for LearnVest, musician and guitar teacher who lives in Fairfield, Connecticut, with her husband and young son. She possesses a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, and has written and edited for dozens of publications, including The Village Voice, DailyCandy, The Washington Post, Naples Illustrated magazine, Metromix New York and plenty of healthcare and technology media outlets. She has dabbled in acting and got her literary start as a poet in high school in her native Silver Spring, Maryland. Follow her on Twitter, Google+ or on her blog RockMommy.

Posts by Marisa Torrieri

What I Wish I’d Known Before Buying My First House

These homebuying regrets are common — and costly — but there are ways to avoid them. More

The Best Tips for Getting Fit on a Budget

Insiders give 9 ways to save money on your exercise routine. More

I Tried Couponing for a Month. Here’s What Happened

One mom’s journey to cutting her grocery budget — thanks to online deals and store circulars. More

Personal Shoppers’ Best Tips for Saving Money on Spring Clothes

Let the pros show you how to score great deals on fashion you love. More

Can Amazon’s New Style App Help You Dress Better? We Take It for a Test Drive

For the cost of a Prime membership, the online retailer will now judge your fashion choices.

Can You Predict How Much You Spend Each Week?

Play psychic and take a guess, as these 3 people did. More

What These 4 Rock-Solid Couples Have in Common

Four couples tell us four ways they make their finances work. More

My Online Shopping Cleanse: A Week Without Clicking

Can one woman resist spending temptation when everything from new jewelry to family groceries are just a few keystrokes away? More

Making a List … and Checking It Twice: 4 Spending Rules to Follow Before You Start Shopping

‘Tis the season for … blowing your budget. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are mind-over-money tips to help keep you on track.

‘How Meditation Helped Me Save $25K, Strengthen My Marriage and Find Financial Clarity’

Rebecca didn’t want to face her financial troubles, but meditation helped her tackle deep money issues and even improve her marriage. More