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Julian Dossett

Julian Dossett

Julian is a tech and finance writer, covering stories from artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency to personal loans and credit cards. His work has appeared at The Simple Dollar, Bankrate, and Blockchain Beach. As a former Cision editor, Julian worked across the table from many of the nation’s most trusted brands. He’s currently based in New Mexico.


Giving Back During the Holidays

If you want to give back, but aren't sure how, read this.
Julian DossettDecember 20, 2022
personal finance
Julian DossettDecember 01, 2021

9 Job Search Sites to Help Find Your Next Gig

Your next opportunity is a few clicks away.
Julian DossettDecember 15, 2020

Debt Ratio and How to Use It For Investing

Debt ratio is one indicator of the financial health of a company you're going to invest in.
Julian DossettDecember 07, 2020
credit card

How to Freeze Credit and When You Should

Sometimes, freezing your credit is the best way to protect yourself against identity theft.
Julian DossettDecember 04, 2020
personal finance

How to Write a Check In 5 Steps

While direct transfers become more and more popular, writing checks is still an essential skill.
Julian DossettDecember 03, 2020

How to Fact Check Your News

This guide will teach you why it's important to check your news and how to.
Julian DossettNovember 17, 2020

What is a Cash Advance and How Does it Work?

A cash advance is typically a small loan that someone can get from a financial institution to cover any type of cost.
Julian DossettNovember 12, 2020

A Beginner's Guide to Options Trading

Options trading is a great way to get started in investing, but there's many risks to know before jumping in.
Julian DossettNovember 11, 2020

Protecting Yourself from Banking Scammers

Scammers have changed tactics but their goal is the same—to take your money. These are some of the most common scams.
Julian DossettNovember 03, 2020

Compound Interest: How Does It Work

Compound interest is easy to understand if you already understand simple interest. Here's what you need to know.
Julian DossettOctober 30, 2020

What Does the Secret Service Have to Do With Counterfeit Money?

They protect the president, but also you from counterfeit money.
Julian DossettOctober 23, 2020
personal finance

What Is Residual Income and How Does it Work?

Residual income is your normal income minus the debt you owe, which is important for borrowing money.
Julian DossettOctober 22, 2020

Think Local: Why Your Vote Matters

Make sure to vote this November. Local elections will decide not only who's president but who's running your local community.
Julian DossettOctober 14, 2020

Interest Rates: What They Are and The Basics

Here's what you need to know.
Julian DossettOctober 06, 2020

Do You Need Renters Insurance?

Renters insurance is a great way to cover unforeseen costs when renting a home.
Julian DossettOctober 05, 2020
credit card

How To Use a Credit Card The Right Way

Yes, there is a wrong way.
Julian DossettOctober 03, 2020
credit repair

Experian Boost: A New Way to Help Your Credit

This new tool could give your credit score the bump you need.
Julian DossettOctober 02, 2020

What Does It Mean To Be In a Bear Market?

Right now, we're in a historic bear market, so it's important to be smart with your money.
Julian DossettSeptember 22, 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency becoming increasingly popular as a traded asset.
Julian DossettSeptember 18, 2020

Labor Day 2020: Know Your Rights

All American workers have rights, so know yours.
Julian DossettSeptember 04, 2020

How Dirty Is Your Cash?

Something to think about the next time you hit the ATM.
Julian DossettSeptember 03, 2020
credit card

What Is APR and How Does It Affect Your Finances?

APRs affect all things lending, so make sure you read this before you borrow money.
Julian DossettAugust 18, 2020

What Is an ETF? Everything You Need to Know

ETFs can be complicated. This guide will help you understand the basics.
Julian DossettAugust 17, 2020

Do You Qualify For Student Loan Forgiveness?

Some people qualify for student forgiveness. See if the government will help you pay down your debt
Julian DossettAugust 14, 2020

How to Start Investing? A Basic Guide and 4 Options

Investing can be overwhelming. This guide will help you get the basics and get started.
Julian DossettAugust 11, 2020

10 Great Money Saving Apps

We could all use a little extra help to save.
Julian DossettAugust 06, 2020

What Is a Personal Loan?

If you're looking into getting a personal loan, read this.
Julian DossettAugust 05, 2020

9 Tips for Making a Budget for a Big Purchase

When you're making a big budget purchase, it's important to think things through.
Julian DossettAugust 04, 2020

8 of the Best Online Jobs in 2020 and How to Get Them

The world is going online and so could your job. These are some of our picks for the best ways to make money online.
Julian DossettJuly 16, 2020

How to Create a Monthly Budget in 4 Steps

Keeping track of your spending is key to financial responsibility.
Julian DossettJune 05, 2020