Jeanette Pavini

Jeanette Pavini is a two-time Emmy Award winning consumer reporter and author of more than 10,000 money-saving stories. She is a columnist for TheStreet’s Retirement Daily offering insight into a wide range of consumer topics. Jeanette is a featured guest contributor for various news outlets including The Today Show and Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family. Since 2008, Jeanette has been the national spokesperson for Coupons.com.  Previously, she wrote the Buyer Beware column for MarketWatch and contributed to The Wall Street Journal Sunday and USA Today. Jeanette.was the chief consumer reporter for CBS 5 News in San Francisco where her money-saving segments became the backbone to her 30-minute consumer show.

Jeanette’s consumer journalism awards include: The Edward R. Murrow Award, The Associated Press Award, two National Headliner Awards, nine Press Club Awards and The National Consumer Action Award in Media for her work as a consumer advocate.

Recent Articles By The Author

Finding Resources to Care for Our Aging Parents

Finding Resources to Care for Our Aging Parents

Jeanette Pavini shares information and resources to help meet the needs of your aging parents -- and you.

How to Make Your Credit Cards Make Money for You

How to Make Your Credit Cards Make Money for You

Jeanette Pavini looks at how you can use credit card rewards and perks to your advantage.

April's Best Deals: Spring Cleaning, Spring Planting and Tax Day

April's Best Deals: Spring Cleaning, Spring Planting and Tax Day

Jeanette Pavini's got some terrific spring season savings and deals for April. Don't forget your free trees!

So, Really...When Is the Best Time to Buy a Plane Ticket?

So, Really...When Is the Best Time to Buy a Plane Ticket?

Jeanette Pavini says recent data show when is really the best time to buy airfare, depending on your needs.

Learning to Like Customer Service

Learning to Like Customer Service

Jeanette Pavini has tricks and tips to help you avoid frustration and get the answers and help you need from customer service.

Umbrella Insurance for a Rainy Day

Umbrella Insurance for a Rainy Day

Jeanette Pavini talks about the advantages of considering an umbrella insurance policy to protect your hard-earned assets, especially in retirement.

When Saving Money Actually Ends Up Costing You More

When Saving Money Actually Ends Up Costing You More

Jeanette Pavini says to be careful and think twice before dropping a dime.

Basic Tips on Estate Planning Documents

Basic Tips on Estate Planning Documents

Jeanette Pavini starts out with the basics about why you should have a will or trust, and how to get started.

Smooth Seas and Happier Trails for Caretakers

Smooth Seas and Happier Trails for Caretakers

Jeanette Pavini has tips and ideas for those caring for someone with special needs when traveling.

Considering Cruising? Get Ready! It's 'Wave Season'

Considering Cruising? Get Ready! It's 'Wave Season'

Jeanette Pavini says this is the time to book a cruise, and offers ways to make the most of a cruise vacation.