Rachel Morgan Cautero

Budgeting, Personal Finance
New York University, Wittenberg University


  • More than a decade of journalism experience
  • Has covered personal finance and other topics for publications including LearnVest, Forbes, and The New York Daily News.
  • Writes about topics of interest to young people navigating money issues for the first time.


Rachel has served as Managing Editor and Social Media Manager for several publications, most recently at DailyWorth, a finance publication for women. Prior to that, she was the News and Content Editor at FlockU, a media startup geared toward a college readership.

Along with her financial writing for The Balance, she is a regular finance contributor to LearnVest and Northwestern Mutual's Life & Money. She has also worked in the newspaper and magazine industries, writing on everything from nuclear energy to lifestyle topics.

Rachel has also been published in The New York Observer, The Local: East Village (a New York Times publication), Technical.ly Philly, US Weekly, South Jersey Magazine, SJ Biz, House & Home, Observer Home, Philadelphia Family magazine, Shalereporter.com, The New York Daily News, Haute Living Magazine, and FlockU.com. Rachel has also appeared on Cheddar Life.


Rachel holds an M.A. from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU, and a B.A. in English with a minor in Journalism from Wittenberg University.

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