Jeanine Skowronski

Jeanine Skowronski joined MainStreet as a personal finance writer in May 2010. Her coverage since then has included the credit industry, retirement, small business, consumer trends, education and the housing market. Prior to working at MainStreet, she was managing editor of a small personal finance blog for Xanga.com and an editorial assistant at Maxim Fashion. She received a bachelor¿s degree in journalism/professional writing from the College of New Jersey.


Recent Articles By The Author

When a Credit Union Is Your Best Card Option

When a Credit Union Is Your Best Card Option

Credit unions may be a good option for consumer credit when banks say no.

3 Signs a Rewards Card Will Really Reward You

3 Signs a Rewards Card Will Really Reward You

It takes a little work to figure out which rewards cards will really reward you.

10 Simple Ways to Avoid College Debt

10 Simple Ways to Avoid College Debt

With student loan borrowing at an all-time high, here are some important steps to make sure you're not buried in debt.

10 Tips to Skirting Sky-High Airfare

10 Tips to Skirting Sky-High Airfare

Airline prices continue to climb sky-high. Here are some surefire ways to skirt fees and score discounts so you don’t wind up paying top dollar.

10 Items to Stop Paying For Once You Have Retired

10 Items to Stop Paying For Once You Have Retired

Between senior discounts and a few lifestyle adjustments, new retirees can easily drive down their expenses. Here are 10 items easily cut from any post-retirement budget.