Leveraging my finance and real estate background, I provide insights to the media on a range of topics across personal finance, real estate, and general money-saving tips. Below is a sample of my work with the press.
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InvestmentNews: "40 Under 40" in Financial Planning (2017)
Investopedia: Top 100 Most Influential Financial Advisors (2018, 2019)
Financial Planning Association: Diversity Scholarship Recipient (2017)
TV | VIDEO | RADIO
Bloomberg: No, Renting Isn’t Throwing Your Money Away
Fox 5 NY: AARP At Any Age
Fox 5 NY: Which MetroCard Should You Buy
KGO Radio: Do You Know the Way to 401(k)
TheStreet: 7 Ways To Tell If You Have A Good 401(k)
TheStreet: How To Save Money Using Cash-Back Shopping
Wisconsin Public Radio: AARP, Financial Planners, Groceries and More
Cash and Debt Management / Saving Money
acorns + CNBC: I Joined AARP at 22 - and You Should, Too
Bankrate: Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards of 2018
Business Insider: 6 Expensive Things That are Totally Worth the Money
CNN Money: Should I Pay Off Debt or Save?
CNN Money: How to Save on Your Grocery Bill
CommonBond: 3 Key Money Tips for New Couples
CreditCards.com: Can Your Credit Card Company Impose a New Annual Fee on You?
Credit Karma: The Credit Karma Guide to Credit Cards
Credit Karma: What Your Credit Karma Approval Odds Really Mean
Grow (from Acorns): Want to Tackle Your Debt Once and For All? Answer These Questions First
Huffington Post: How to Have ‘The Talk’ (About Money!) With Your Kids
Journal of Financial Planning: 10 Questions with Roger Ma (FIRE Movement, Financial Literacy, and Diversity)
Knew Money: 6 Financial Myths Your Parents Told You
Real Simple: 22 Smart Money-Saving Ideas from Experts
The Simple Dollar: Rich People Still Worry About Money
The Washington Post: Married to Debt: Couples are Taking Out Loans to Pay for Their Weddings
Investing / Growing Money
Chicago Tribune: Three Basic Building Blocks to Building Wealth
Financial Advisor IQ: Tax Optimization: The Ultimate Differentiator?
Kiplinger: Time-Tested Tactics to Build Your Wealth
MagnifyMoney: 7 Ways to Grow Your Net Worth - Earn More, Owe Less
RETIREMENT / FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE
Albany Business Review: How Young Investors are Chasing Early Retirement
Financial Planning: Early Retirement Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be
Financial Planning: FIRE - What Advisors Need to Know
Fox 5 NY: When to Claim Social Security Benefits?
InvestmentNews: For Those Who Want To Play With FIRE, Here’s How
Kiplinger: FIRE Savers Race to Retirement
Knoxville News Sentinel: Is It Better to Pursue the ‘FIRE’ or ‘DIRE’ Philosophy?
TheStreet: Is FIRE The Next Best Retirement Strategy?
Cheapism: 25 Home-Buying Myths Debunked
GOBankingRates: 8 Ugly Truths About Buying a Home
LendingTree: 11 Common Mistakes Homebuyers Make
LendingTree: Credit Score for a Home Loan - What You Need to Know
LendingTree: Will Mortgage Underwriting Get Tougher?
LendingTree: Why Waiting to Refinance Could Cost You Big
LendingTree: Negotiating the Lowest Mortgage Interest Rates
24/7 Wall St.: 10 Cities Where Millennials are Buying Homes
Financial Advisor IQ: Wells Fargo Scandal Fallout Ripples Through Industry
Financial Advisor Magazine: FPA Honors Three for Promoting Diversity
Financial Advisor Magazine: Advisors Turn to Monthly Subscription Fee Model
Financial Planning: Even Advisers Can Get Bad Business Advice
Financial Planning: 8 Advisor Approaches for Breaking the Ice with Clients
Financial Planning: 15 Best Study Tips for the CFP Exam
Investment News: Fee Pressure has RIAs Considering Moving from AUM to Retainer Model
Investment News: 10 Bold Predictions About the Financial Advice Industry's Future
Investment News: 11 Advisor Predictions from the Future of Our Business
ThinkAdvisor: FPA Names 3 Diversity Scholarship Winners
Wealth Management: Leading by Example