Janna Herron

Janna Herron

Janna Herron, a senior editor for The Fiscal Times based in New York, oversees the Life and Money channel that covers financial issues that touch people and their families. Before spending a year and a half as a freelance journalist, Janna covered credit cards and credit reports/scores for Bankrate.com. She also reported on real estate and housing for The Associated Press for five years during the run-up and aftermath of the housing crash in 2006. During her career, Janna has received two awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, a Peter Lisagor award and was a finalist for a Gerald Loeb award. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Drama from Duke University.

Recent Stories By Janna Herron:

  • Why Your Debt Could Be Killing You -- LiterallyJanuary 19, 2017

    Americans who unexpectedly find they can’t pay their bills are at a greater risk of dying, according to a new research report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The research also found that a...

  • Trump’s Penthouse vs. the White House: Which Is Worth More?January 19, 2017

    Billionaire Donald Trump’s new residence at the White House will be a significant upgrade to his New York penthouse, at least in terms in financial value, according to a new report. Zillow estimates...

  • Trump Raises Record Amount for His InaugurationJanuary 17, 2017

    President-elect Donald Trump has set a fundraising record for his inauguration on Friday, reportedly raising $100 million so far. This eclipses the previous record of $55 million set for Barack Obama...

  • Why New Jersey Is the Worst State for Taxes -- and Wyoming Is the BestJanuary 12, 2017

    It’s hard to avoid paying taxes, but there are usually ways to reduce what you owe. Just ask any company considering a relocation to a different state. Employers favor states with more lenient tax...

  • The States Americans Are Flocking To: Why Idaho?January 10, 2017

    There’s clearly more to Idaho than just potatoes. Atlas Van Lines tracks the direction of the household relocations it helps people make, and Idaho had the highest percentage of inbound moves last...

  • 15 States Americans Are Ditching: What’s the Matter With Wyoming?January 9, 2017

    More people wanted to get out of Wyoming than wanted to get into the state in 2016. Almost two-thirds of all household relocations in Wyoming last year were outbound rather than inbound, according to...

  • Why 2017 Should Be a Very Good Year for Finding a New JobJanuary 9, 2017

    The U.S. economy last year added more than 2 million jobs, and 2017 should be an even better year for job seekers. Wages are poised to move higher, too. Employers expanded their payrolls by 156,000...

  • 7 Steps to Take Now If You Plan to Buy a House in 2017January 3, 2017

    Is 2017 the year for a new house? If so, it’s time to prepare before the spring real estate season gets underway. There are a number of steps you can take during these dreary winter months to make...

  • 5 Risks Investors Face in 2017December 30, 2016

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been flirting with 20,000 and the S&P 500 is closing in on a 10 percent gain for the year. Investors are hoping 2017 is more of the same and that the bull...

  • 7 Easy Ways to Save $5,000 in 2017December 28, 2016

    If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to improve your finances, here’s a plan for you. Following these seven simple steps can help you save up to $5,000 – and maybe more -- by the time you’re...

  • The Many, Many Reasons to Be Glad 2016 Is OverDecember 28, 2016

    Typically, as the clock winds down toward a new year, we reflect on the 12 months that have passed with bittersweet nostalgia. But for 2016, there is only one appropriate way to bid adieu—by flipping...

  • 21 Christmas Facts That Could Blow Your Stockings OffDecember 23, 2016

    Tis the season of good cheer: Fun gifts, time with your family and a much-needed day off. That wasn’t always the case. It wasn’t until 1870 that Congress declared Christmas a national holiday under...

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