Alli Romano

Alli Romano is a business writer and editor with more than two decades experience writing about personal finance, credit, student loans and small business. Alli graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a master’s degree in journalism and The University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Articles by Alli Romano

Can You Still Become an Authorized User to Boost Credit?

A good credit score is key to your financial future, and establishing good credit takes time. For some, the practice of “piggybacking” — becoming an... read more

What Happens to Your Credit Score If You Get Evicted?

If you lease a property and violate the terms of your agreement, your landlord may decide to evict you. Aside from leaving you with no... read more

Starting a Business as an Immigrant: What You Need to Know

Small businesses are a key engine for the U.S. economy and, within that category, immigrant-owned companies play a pivotal role. Businesses founded and operated by... read more

How Surprise Undisclosed Debt Can Sink Your Mortgage Application

When applying for a home loan, you’ll need to provide extensive personal, financial and employment information. In this process, many mortgage experts offer the same... read more