Beth Braverman

Beth Braverman

Beth Braverman is the Life and Money channel editor for The Fiscal Times, covering the key financial topics that affect people and their families. A former senior reporter and social media editor for MONEY magazine, Beth has also worked as a daily newspaper reporter and trade magazine editor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in newspaper journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a master’s in business and economics reporting from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

Recent Stories By Beth Braverman:

  • Why Black Friday Is Now a Huge Day for Car BuyingNovember 27, 2015

    Forget about big TVs and Elmo dolls, more Americans are choosing to hit car dealerships rather than the malls during the biggest shopping weekend of the year.  Last year, Thanksgiving weekend...

  • Here’s Why Black Friday Is Losing Its MojoNovember 25, 2015

    Retailers expect huge crowds this weekend, with the National Retail Federation expecting some 136 million shoppers to hit stores from Thursday to Sunday. Whether those numbers pan out remains to be...

  • Consumer Group Picks the Most Dangerous Toys of the YearNovember 24, 2015

    Fans of “Saturday Night Live may” remember the classic sketch in which a toy company president played by Dan Aykroyd pitches hazardous children’s toys, including a bag of glass and a doll that turns...

  • No Love for Obamacare, but Most in U.S. See Government Role for Health CareNovember 23, 2015

    They may have no love for Obamacare, but a new poll shows that more than half of Americans now think that it is the responsibility of the federal government to ensure that all Americans have health...

  • Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Hits a Record HighNovember 20, 2015

    Getting together with friends and family for the holidays may be priceless, but putting food on the table costs money. The average cost of Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people exceeded $50 for the first...

  • 7 Ways Millennials Are Getting Retirement Saving WrongNovember 20, 2015

    The transition into financial adulthood hasn’t been easy for millennials. They graduated with student loans into a terrible job market. So, it’s no wonder that retirement took a back burner for many...

  • 8 Tips to Save on Spring Break TravelNovember 19, 2015

    If shorter days, falling temperatures and holiday stress already have you dreaming of warmer weather, it may be time to book your family’s spring break vacation. Most primary school spring breaks...

  • Here’s How Much More You Have to Pay to Live Near Good SchoolsNovember 19, 2015

    Living near just one high-performing elementary school nearly doubles the value of your home, according to a new study. That helps existing homeowners, but shuts out many buyers with average incomes...

  • The Surprising Truth Behind Those Black Friday ‘Deals’ November 18, 2015

    You might want to think twice before bolting from your family Thanksgiving meal to snag what appear to be unbelievable door-buster Black Friday bargains. What you’ll likely find instead is a lot of...

  • Here’s Why the College Graduation Rate Is So LowNovember 17, 2015

    One of the nuances often lost in the discussion of student loan debt  is the plight of students who borrow for college and don’t graduate, leaving them with a mountain of debt and without the degree...

  • You Won’t Believe What this Tennessee Vending Machine DispensesNovember 16, 2015

    Vending machines spit out all kinds of crazy items these days from cupcakes and live crabs to lettuce and mashed potatoes, but a new vending machine in Tennessee may top them all. The five-story,...

  • 10 Family-Friendly Destinations for Spring Break 2016November 13, 2015

    It’s time to start planning your spring break getaway. To save money and avoid fighting the crowds at hot spots like Disney World, consider traveling to a destination that’s not typically associated...

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