Valerie Young

Prior to earning a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, Valerie Young worked as an accountant and auditor for 11 years at companies from KPMG to PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Her accomplishments in the industry included becoming a certified public accountant and a certified government financial manager; she holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech.

While working toward her journalism degree, Young generated content for several media outlets and was an Anchor/Reporter with Capital News Service.

Recent Articles By The Author

AIG Shares Rebound Despite Quarterly Earnings Miss

AIG Shares Rebound Despite Quarterly Earnings Miss

AIG shares rebound despite a larger-than-expected earnings miss, as its CEO seeks to reassure investors.

AIG Chief Promises Risk Is Lower Than Ever Despite Grim Quarter

AIG Chief Promises Risk Is Lower Than Ever Despite Grim Quarter

The bailed-out insurer says it's still on track to return $25 billion in capital to shareholders by the end of December.

AIG Plummets on Unexpected $5.6 Billion Reserve Charge

AIG Plummets on Unexpected $5.6 Billion Reserve Charge

The bailed-out insurer says it's still on track to return $25 billion in capital to shareholders by the end of December.

Lending Club Slumps as 23% Slide in Loans Fuels Quarterly Loss

Lending Club Slumps as 23% Slide in Loans Fuels Quarterly Loss

CEO Scott Sanborn says the peer-to-peer lender has focused on winning back bank investors, expanding into the auto-refinance market and rebuilding the company's leadership team.

Fed Chair Yellen Shows Congress She's Growing More Hawkish

Fed Chair Yellen Shows Congress She's Growing More Hawkish

Yellen also addressed topics from the role of a banking supervision official who has yet to be appointed to the size of the Fed's balance sheet and potential interest-rate increases.