Freelance writer and editor Micah Murray lives in Augusta, Maine, USA. He has over 4 years of experience writing articles on personal finance, describing the main tools for accounting, planning, and controlling personal finance. His work is focused on helping others improve their lives by increasing their financial literacy. His professional goal is to give people the tools and confidence they need to improve their financial situation. His personal quote reveals his professional position: “Equal and fair access to the opportunity to become financially literate should be a right, not a privilege.”
Experience as a writer
In 2018, Micah Murray served as the manager of Two Fat Cats Bakery and was responsible for building customer relationships, overseeing staff, and maintaining a safe work environment. He worked with the management team to ensure high levels of productivity, customer satisfaction, and an inclusive work environment for all employees. That same year, Micah began writing about personal finance as a part-time job. In 2019, he made writing his full-time job and began to build a career in this field.
Over the four years of his career, he has established himself as an expert writer on finance. His work has been published in well-known and reputable publications such as Credible, New York Post, Bankrate, Money Under 30, Sound Dollar, RateGenius, ChooseFi, LeverageRx, Penny Calling Penny, etc. Among his articles, you can see such interesting and informative works as:
- Articles on personal loans: “What is the principal of a loan?” “What is your Debt-to-income ratio? How to calculate DTI?” “10 credit card mistakes to avoid in 2023,” etc.
- Mortgage Articles: “What to know about mortgage interest rates before you buy a home,” “First-time homebuyer requirements: how to qualify,” etc.
- Student Loan Articles: “Coding Bootcamps: average cost and how to pay,” etc.
Experience as an editor
Since 2020, Micah Murray has been an Associate Editor of Money Under 30. Here, he provides simple, clear, and focused financial advice to people under 30. He writes and edits articles on topics such as money management, credit cards, debt management, home buying, student loans, savings, car buying, investing, and more. As an editor, his main job is to help people manage their money properly and make progress toward their financial goals, big and small.
Information and advice from his writings from the website have been cited and reprinted in media outlets including USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, CNBC, and Business Insider. Here, he compares financial services and offers advice on debt repayment, credit cards, student loans, mortgages, banking, and car buying, as well as covers issues such as common money-handling mistakes and money-saving strategies. He also offers a weekly newsletter and a seven-day MoneySchool Fundamentals course for young people who need help understanding of the basics of personal finance management.