Sheena Zimmermann, Financial Writer for
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    Sheena Zimmermann, M.Ed.

    Sheena Zimmermann, M.Ed.

    Financial Writer

    As a professional who values lifelong learning, Sheena Zimmermann joined the team with a deep commitment to connecting readers with resources designed to improve their financial literacy and strengthen their financial health.

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    Managing editor Emily Miller is an award-winning journalist with more than 10 years of experience as a researcher, writer and editor. Throughout her professional career, Emily has covered education, government, health care, crime and breaking news for media organizations in Florida, Washington, D.C. and Texas. She joined the team in 2016.

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  • Published: August 26, 2021
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APA Zimmermann, S. (2022, November 21). Receives 2021 APEX Award for COVID-19 Resources. Retrieved June 9, 2023, from

MLA Zimmermann, Sheena. " Receives 2021 APEX Award for COVID-19 Resources.", 21 Nov 2022,

Chicago Zimmermann, Sheena. " Receives 2021 APEX Award for COVID-19 Resources." Last modified November 21, 2022. has been named a winner in the 33rd Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence in the COVID-19 Media – Education & Training category. 

The financial website’s winning entry, A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: What You Need To Know, examines the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and serves as a resource for consumers seeking financial assistance.

For more than three decades, the APEX Awards program has recognized excellence in publishing by professional communicators. The 2021 awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications effectiveness. 

“Each year, the quality of entries increases. Overall, this year’s entries displayed an exceptional level of quality,” according to Communications Concepts Inc, the organization that sponsors the APEX awards.

Judges evaluated a total of 1,172 entries, including 136 in the COVID-19 Media category.’s Award-Winning Content published its COVID-19 resources in response to the global crisis to quickly and accurately answer the financial questions consumers faced. 

In addition to its comprehensive COVID-19 financial guide,’s COVID-19 news articles were also included in this recognition for quality and effectiveness. 

The articles address the financial challenges exacerbated by the pandemic and provide helpful action steps for financial well-being and protecting livelihoods. Guidance is driven by extensive research and expert interviews. is a trusted source for retirement planning and financial literacy topics, and the APEX honor further demonstrates the brand’s expertise and credibility.


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  1. Communications Concepts Inc. (2021). Announcing the Winners of APEX 2021, The Thirty-Third Annual Awards for Publication Excellence. Retrieved from
  2. Communications Concepts Inc. (2021). APEX 2020 results announced. Retrieved from