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The Annuity.org editorial team consults experts in different fields to ensure high-quality information and accuracy in our articles. Our writers interview certified financial professionals, advisors, researchers and other subject-matter experts for input. Our website displays the expertise and insight of our sources.

Martin Neil Baily, The Brookings Institution

Martin Neil Baily

Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution

Todd Giesing, LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute

Todd Giesing

Annuity Research Director at the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute

Benjamin H. Harris, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management

Benjamin Harris

Research Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Public-Private Initiative (KPPI)

Wenliang Hou, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Wenliang Hou

Quantitative Analyst at Fidelity Investments

Olivia S. Mitchell, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Olivia S. Mitchell

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Svetlana Pashchenko, Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.

Svetlana Paschenko

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Wade Pfau, The American College of Financial Services

Wade D. Pfau, CFA®

Professor of Retirement Income at The American College of Financial Services

Kelley Griesmer, President and CEO of The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Kelley Griesmer

President and CEO of The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio

Cindy Hounsell, President of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER)

Cindy Hounsell

President of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER)

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Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, AFC®

Owner and CEO of Money Talk

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Andi Wrenn, M.A., AFC®

Director of Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education

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Christie Angel

President and CEO of YWCA Columbus

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Christian Weller, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston

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Christine Benz

Director of Personal Finance at Morningstar

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Gal Wettstein

Senior Research Economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

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Kimberly Zimmerman Rand

Principal of Dragonfly Financial Solutions

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Summer Red

Professional Development Manager at Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education

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Kristen Carlisle

General Manager of 401(k) Business Betterment

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Paul Golden

Managing Director, Media and Communications, National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)

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Marlo Richardson

Entrepreneur

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Mark Williams

President and CEO Brokers International

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Snezana Zlatar

Senior Managing Director of Financial Wellness, Advice and Innovation, TIAA

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Susana Barragán

Policy Analyst with UnidosUS

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Mary Joye

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

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Ryan Kaysen

Certified Financial Planner with Integritas Financial

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Steve Carleton, LCSW, CAS

Chief Clinical Officer for Gallus Detox Centers

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Dr. Harold Hong

Medical Director for New Waters Recovery

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Tim Melia, CFP®, MBA

Principal & Financial Planner, Embolden

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Dale L. Shafer II, CFP®, APMA®, CDFA®

Founder and Financial Advisor at Life Moves Wealth Management

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Michael Dadashi

CEO of Infinite Recovery

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Morra Aarons-Mele

Mental Health Author and Podcaster

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Olivia Summerhill

Certified Financial Planner & Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

Shann M. Chaudhry

Estate Planning and Asset Protection Attorney

Tina Mundelein

Board Member of the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida

Kate Mielitz, Ph.D., AFC®

Head of Client Financial Counseling, Beyond Finance

Sahang-Hee Hahn

Head of Strategy and Planning, Haven Life

Natalia Samman, LICSW 

Burn Out Coach and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Gary Tucker

Chief Clinical Officer, D’Amore Mental Health

Georgiana Avram, LCPC

Licensed Psychotherapist Evolve Counseling Group

Andrew Gosselin, CPA

Senior Editor, Money Inc

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