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About the experts on Wealthysinglemommy.com
Gabrielle Clemens, JD, LLM, CDFA®, AEP®
Gabrielle Clemens, CDFA®, JD, LLM, Accredited Estate Planner, is a Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management – U.S. and Managing Director at Clemens Private Wealth Management Group and Seaport Boston Private Wealth Management. She is a 2022 Forbes Best-in-State Private Wealth Advisor, a 2022 & 2021 Forbes Best-in-State Women Advisor, and a 2021 America's Top Women Advisor.
Longtime personal finance journalist Donna Freedman created the Smart Spending blog for MSN Money and has written for dozens of other publications, including The New York Times Review of Books, NerdWallet, Magnify Money, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Vox, U.S. News and World Report, Get Rich Slowly, All You, The Simple Dollar, the Chicago Tribune and Wise Bread. Her work has won regional and national awards. She is a member of Mensa, but people are much more impressed by the fact that she was once on the game show “Jeopardy!” Donna lives and writes in Anchorage, Alaska.
Denise K. James
Denise K. James is an independent writer and editor based in the Southeast who has written for South Magazine, Homelight, Celebrate Hilton Head, Grand Strand Magazine, Birmingham Lifestyle, Edible Northeast Florida, Southern Flavor and many others. She holds a master's degree in English from the College of Charleston and has lived in multiple Southern cities, with Atlanta as her current home.
Holly Johnson is a financial expert, award-winning writer, and Indiana mother of two who is obsessed with frugality, budgeting and travel. She has written for U.S. News, Brides, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fox Business, and Lifehacker. Holly is founder of of the family finance resource, ClubThrifty.com, and is the co-author of Zero Down Your Debt: Reclaim Your Income and Build a Life You’ll Love.Holly's LinkedIn profile
Pamela Gwyn Kripke
Miranda Marquit, MBA
Miranda Marquit is a finance writer who has written for Time Magazine, NPR, Forbes, The Hill, Marketwatch, and CNBC. Miranda ran for a state representative seat in Idaho in the November 2022 election.
Bianca Mendez is a writer and editor living in New York City. Her work has appeared in Women’s Health, Bustle, Well+Good, Latina, Refinery29, and many other publications. She also served as a sex and dating editor at Elite Daily and was a freelance lifestyle editor for Bauer Publishing’s Teen Department, where she helped the team launch three new magazines.Bianca's LinkedIn profile
Yingjia Puk is a GIA-certified gemologist and CAD/CAM jewelry designer as well as a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Yingjia has worked extensively with jewelry since 2006, with positions at Harry Winston, celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz and Good Housekeeping and BlackBook magazines. Previously, she managed the gemological laboratory at Worthy.com. Yingjia is originally from Singapore.
Maria Raczka, PhD
Maria Raczka, PhD, writes about relationships, dating and wellness for sites including Top10.com, CitySignal, and The Blast. She holds advanced degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Rochester. Maria lives in New Jersey.
Molly Rosenblum, Esq.
Molly Rosenblum is founding attorney of The Rosenblum Allen Law Firm in Las Vegas, Nev., where she and her team focus on family law, criminal defense and civil cases — aiming to treat every client’s case like the most important case. Molly is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, a certified parenting coordinator, and an award-winning pro bono volunteer with the Southern Nevada Legal Aid Society. Molly graduated cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she received the Dean’s Award for Academic Performance. In her personal time, Molly is an avid triathlete having completed several Ironman competitions. Molly’s biggest accomplishment is her two children.
Ashley Welch has more than a decade of experience in both breaking news and long-form storytelling. She served as the health editor for CBSNews.com, reporting, writing, and editing daily health news articles and features. She currently works as a freelance editor and writer for a number of health, wellness, and lifestyle outlets, including WebMD, Oprah.com and Healthline.
Ashley holds a bachelor's degree from Fordham University and a master's degree from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, where she studied health and science reporting.
Rebecca Zung, Esq.
Rebecca Zung is a family attorney recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Lawyer in America,” and author of the bestselling books, Negotiate Like You M.A.T.T.E.R.: The Sure Fire Method to Step Up and Win (foreword by Robert Shapiro) and Breaking Free: A Step-by-Step Divorce Guide for Achieving Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Freedom.
Rebecca has been featured by Extra!, Forbes, Huffington Post, Newsweek, Time, Dr. Drew, NPR Talk Radio, Reader's Digest, Good Day New York and CBS Los Angeles.