About the Author

Liz Alterman

Liz Alterman is a New Jersey-based freelance writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Next Avenue, and more. While she enjoys covering all aspects of personal finance, she specializes in retirement, real estate, and entrepreneurship.

When she isn't writing, Liz enjoys reading and spending time with family. To view more of her work, visit ElizabethAlterman.com or follow her on Twitter @LizAlterman.