Janet Berry-Johnson

Janet Berry-Johnson is a freelance writer with four years of experience covering accounting, income taxes, insurance, mortgages and personal finance topics. She’s a CPA and spent a decade working as an auditor and tax adviser before pursuing writing full time. She’s written for several outlets, including Forbes, Discover, FreshBooks and Wirecutter. Her blog, Life & Taxes, caters to small business owners interested in learning more about accounting and taxes.

Articles by Janet Berry-Johnson

Ohio Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

Every state in the U.S. has residents with debt of one kind or another and Ohio is no exception. Looking at the state’s per capita... read more

J.G. Wentworth Home Lending Mortgage Review

What is J.G. Wentworth Home Lending? The J.G. Wentworth Company was founded in 1992 as a bank and financial services company. In 2015, the company... read more

Here’s When Your Credit Score Really Matters

“Open a credit card so you can start building credit.” “Don’t miss a payment or you’ll trash your credit score.” “Check your credit report annually... read more

What Does It Mean to Be Credit Invisible?

Articles about credit often lament the number of people drowning in debt. But there’s a lesser-known flip side to that very widespread problem: 26 million... read more

What Do Credit Bureaus Do?

Your credit report tells a lot about how you manage financial responsibilities. Lenders, insurers, telephone and utility companies, landlords, employers and others rely on your... read more

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