Allison M. Kade

A graduate of Columbia University and a resident of New York, Allison is a freelance writer and editor. She has written about money for publications like Forbes, The Today Show, Business Insider, The Huffington Post, TheStreet,, Fox Business News and The Fiscal Times. In addition, her work has appeared in lifestyle publications like Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Lifehacker, xoJane and BoingBoing.

Allison is also a published fiction writer. Her short stories have appeared in The Huffington Post and literary magazines such as Annalemma, Fractured West, Underground Voices and 322 Review.


Personal Finance

MSN Money: Debit vs. Credit: Which Card Should You Use?

Consumers Digest: Renter’s Insurance: Separating Facts from Fiction

The Huffington Post: Are Women More Honest Than Men When It Comes to Finance?

Forbes: How Will ‘Obamacare’ Affect Your Tax Bill?

Yahoo Finance: Can New York’s Tech Scene Breathe Life into Economy?

Lifehacker: When It Is (and Isn’t) Worth Accepting a Pay Cut

Real Simple: 10 Free Ways to Make Charitable Donations

Fox Business: 5 Things to Do Every Decade for Financial Success

AOL Real Estate: 7 Instances When Renter’s Insurance Can Really Save You

The Week: Your Annual Investing Checkup — in 5 Painless Steps

The Fiscal Times: The Bitcoin Gamble: Is Now the Time to Invest? Real Reasons You’re Broke

Today Show: Tips on How to Not Bust Your Budget Over the Holidays

TheStreet: 8 Things You Think Are Good for Your Money … That Aren’t

InvestingAnswers: The Market’s at Near-Record Highs—Here’s What You Should Do Now

Etsy: 4 Lessons for Financial Success

Business Insider: Planning to Win the Mega Millions? Read this first

Seattle Post Intelligencer: To prenup or not: Should you get one?

Mass Mutual: From Empty Nest to Full House: Tips for Parents Who Have an Adult Child at Home


Travel + Leisure: America’s Top Free Attractions

Fox Business News: The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets for Every Occasion

Travel + Leisure: World’s Weirdest Exotic Fruits

Gadling: Magic Equation: How Much Vacation Can You Afford?

Lifehacker: Learn to Quickly Estimate Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

LearnVest: How to Avoid Luggage Fees

Bootsnall, One-Stop Indie Travel Guide: Create a Traveling Circus: The Art of Keeping in Touch with Fellow Travelers

Personal Essays

xoJane: Why and How I Give Ten Percent of My Income to Charity

The Huffington Post: Since When Is Work a Moral Imperative?

BoingBoing: The Master Theorem: Members-Only Society of Solvers

Gadling: Adventures of a Couchsurfer: London Edition

Lifestyle, Career and Time Management

Business Insider: Nine Things Everyone Should Be Able to Do by Age 30

Savvy Sugar (Sugar Inc.): Get Happier at the Office: Learn to “Manage Up”

Divine Caroline: Time Management Wizardry: Scheduling What’s Important

LearnVest: 8 Ways to Make Your Own Career Luck

Quoted In:

NY Mag: The Spitzers Both Know That You Get What You Pay For

Business Insider: Here’s Who Owns Facebook

The Washington Post: Deal hunter: Know what to buy, and when

ABC News / Money: Top 8: What to Buy in July

The Travel Channel: This Week in Travel