After spending several years as a governmental accountant, Allison transitioned into the world of freelance writing. Her work has appeared on on a number of reputable sites, including The Wall Street Journal, Investopedia, Daily Finance, MSN Money, and Credit.com. A native Floridian, she graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master's Degree in Accounting in 2008.
Allison also travels around the nation facilitating financial literacy workshops for nonprofits, governmental organizations, colleges, and universities. When she's not writing or speaking at an event, Allison enjoys spending time with her family, mentoring mommy-preneurs and taking extended road trips.
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