Erika Giovanetti

Erika Giovanetti

Erika Giovanetti is a personal finance reporter whose work has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, CNBC, CBS News, Fox Business, the Today Show and many more. Erika is passionate about helping consumers make informed decisions with their money. She specializes in personal loans, consumer debt, budgeting and spending, medical billing, predatory lending and finance apps.

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Articles by Erika Giovanetti

Taxpayers Claim Nearly $17,000 Per Year in Medical Expenses — See Where Your State Ranks

Health care often comes at a high cost, which may explain why U.S. taxpayers who itemize their federal and state tax returns deduct an average... read more

Shoppers Use ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Financing to Purchase Things They Can’t Afford

”Buy now, pay later” financing lets shoppers split large purchases into multiple smaller payments, typically through a loan or installment agreement. These products, which are... read more

La-Z-Boy Financing: 5 Ways to Pay for New Furniture

Furnishing a home can be expensive, especially if you want high-quality furniture that can hold up to daily wear and tear. It’s best to save... read more

6 Cellphone Financing Options to Keep You Connected

Your wireless carrier would have you think that the only way to finance the newest smartphone is by signing a contract, but you have options.... read more

5 Benefits of Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation is when you roll multiple debt payments into one, typically using a personal loan, balance-transfer credit card or home equity loan. When you... read more

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