Janet Al-Saad writes on technology, personal finance, corporate finance, global trade and macroeconomics. She has interviewed CEOs and CFOs of major publicly listed companies. A former Contributing Editor at TheStreet, she has also served as Managing Editor of Mint.com, reporter and co-anchor on nationally syndicated business news program First Business, U.S. News Editor of Reuters BreakingViews, and Director of News -- Social Media for Univision. She has served as an editor and writer for Franklin Templeton Investments, JPMorgan Chase, American Express, Brown Brothers Harriman and many others.
Janet holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School at Arizona State University.
Recent Articles By The Author
Is Refinancing Millennials' Student Loan Debt the Next Frontier to Generate Profit?
NerdWallet is joining SoFi and CommonBond as the latest in alternative lending for refinancing student loans.
SoFi and CommonBond Want to be More Than Just Your Student Loan Lenders
Online lending is a burgeoning business, primed to capture significant market share in coming years. And historically education-oriented companies are moving beyond student loans.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Talks New Lending Economy in Exclusive Interview
Summers discusses the role and importance of online and marketplace lenders to improved borrower outcomes and economic performance.
Lending Club CEO Discusses New Citi Partnership and Record Growth
LendingClub CEO, Renaud Laplanche joins TheStreet's Janet Al-Saad Alvarez in an exclusive interview to announce a new partnership with Citi focused on community lending for low and moderate-income families.
Ascend CEO Discusses Real-Time Loan Rate Adjustment Strategy
Ascend Consumer Finance CEO, Steve Carlson, discusses his company's method for adjusting interest rates based on real-time user data.