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Jennifer Barrett

Jennifer Barrett

Editor-in-Chief

Jennifer is an award-winning financial journalist and digital strategist with more than 15 years of experience in print and digital media and a passion for personal finance.Prior to joining Acorns, she was Personal Finance Editor for CNBC Digital. Before that, she served as Sr. VP and Editor-in-Chief at DailyWorth, a...

Elyse Steinhaus

Elyse Steinhaus

Executive Editor

Elyse is a digital editor, credit card rewards junkie and rule follower with a passion for helping people make smarter money decisions. Prior to joining Acorns, she was a senior editor at LearnVest and DailyWorth. Before that, she ran content marketing for a suite of health sites owned by Everyday...

Jean-Luc Bouchard

Jean-Luc Bouchard

Growth Editor

Jean-Luc Bouchard is a writer and editor living in New York City. Prior to becoming Grow's Growth Editor, he worked at Quartz, Business Insider and BuzzFeed. He is also an active contributor to The Onion. His fiction has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, and his humor has appeared on...

John Schmidt

John Schmidt

Staff Writer

John is a Texas-born, Tennessee-raised, Missouri-educated, New York-living writer constantly on the lookout for the best breakfast tacos. When he isn’t on a never-ending quest to find quality TexMex in New York City, he enjoys writing, singing and exploring the farthest reaches his Metrocard can take him. Before joining the Grow...

Kelli Grant

Kelli Grant

CNBC Senior Editor

Kelli has been writing about personal finance for her entire career. She is one of only a handful of working journalists to have earned the Certified Financial Planner™ designation, which recognizes financial advisors who have met education, experience and ethics requirements and passed a tough industry exam. Before she arrived...