Jacob Wade

expertise
Personal Finance, Freelancing
education
Art Institute of Seattle

Highlights

  • Freelance writer and personal finance expert who has covered credit cards, investing, insurance, and tax issues for more than a decade.
  • Was an Internal Revenue Service enrolled agent for five years, preparing individual and small business tax returns.
  • Has written professionally for LendingTree, CompareCards, Investing Answers, and other widely-followed personal finance sites. 
  • Has been a featured expert on CBS News, MSN Money, Forbes, Nasdaq, Yahoo! Finance, Go Banking Rates, AOL Finance, and others.

Experience

Jacob Wade is a personal finance expert who has covered credit cards, investing, insurance, and tax issues for 10+ years. Jacob has written professionally for LendingTree, CompareCards, Investing Answers, and other widely-followed personal finance sites.

Jacob’s experience in personal finance includes five years as an Internal Revenue Service enrolled agent at an accredited CPA firm, where he prepared tax returns for individuals and small businesses.

Education

Jacob Wade earned an Associate of Art degree in 2007 from the Art Institute of Seattle. In 2012, Jacob earned his Enrolled Agent license and began working for a CPA firm, preparing personal and small-business tax returns. He held this license until 2017.