Personal Finance Editor

New York, NY
Job Type:
$41,400 - $84,000
Date Posted:
July 13, 2023

About SmartAsset:
SmartAsset is on a mission to help people get better Financial Advice. Our vision is to be the web’s go to resource for financial advice powering the largest marketplace connecting consumers with financial advisors and financial products.

We have raised $110 Million in Series D Funding, bringing our valuation to over $1 Billion to further fuel SmartAsset’s continued growth of its market defining SmartAdvisor platform. Today, SmartAsset reaches more than 100 million people each month through its personal finance content, custom tools and personalized calculators. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator’s list of Top 100 Companies of all time and Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2020.

SmartAsset has been featured in hundreds of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNN, TechCrunch, The New York Times, CNBC, FOX Business, The Washington Post, U.S. News World Report, TIME, Reuters, Businessweek and Barron’s.

About the Team:
SmartAsset’s editorial team is an agile team of writers, editors and data journalists with a shared goal of demystifying complicated personal finance topics and empowering readers to make better financial decisions. We do this through comprehensive explainer articles, financial news coverage, newsletters, data-driven studies and columns addressing common finance questions.

About the Job:
SmartAsset is looking for a personal finance expert to join our team as an editor to help us create high quality personal finance content. The ideal candidate has certifications or credentials related to personal finance, such as a Certified Financial Planner, and has produced content for a digital audience. The best fit will be an adaptable self-starter comfortable with a fast-paced startup environment.


  • Serving as a subject matter expert for personal finance topics
  • Editing and writing informative articles on a wide range of personal finance topics
  • Pitching, writing and editing news content with fast turnaround
  • Contributing to our data-driven content campaign
  • Communicating with freelancers and financial professionals to create actionable content

Skills / Experience You Have:

  • CFP certification or other personal finance credentials
  • 2+ years in digital writing and editing
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, economics or finance
  • Outstanding writing, editing, communication and research skills

Available Benefits and Perks:

  • All roles at SmartAsset are currently and will remain remote – flexibility to work from anywhere in the US.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision – multiple packages available based on your individualized needs
  • Life/AD&D Insurance – basic coverage at 100% company paid, additional supplemental available
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • FSA: Medical and Dependant Care
  • 401K
  • Equity packages for each role
  • Time Off: PTO, 3 Month Paid Parental Leave, Secondary Caregiver Leave
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Employee Resource Groups supporting our underrepresented communities
  • Home Office Stipend

SmartAsset is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, Washington, and New York City residents* Minimum Salary of $41,400 – 84K + equity + benefits.
Salary at SmarAsset is determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the contiguous United States.

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