About Maryalene LaPonsie
Personal finance writer
Personal finance, investing, insurance, student financial aid
Bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University
Personal Finance Experience
Maryalene brings to LendEDU extensive experience writing about personal finance topics such as alternative investments, taxes, insurance and budgeting. Over the course of her career, she has interviewed hundreds of finance professionals including certified financial planners, certified public accountants and chief executives of financial firms.
In addition to covering financial topics for national publications, Maryalene owns a news website for her local community and sits on the board of directors for a nonprofit that provides affordable senior housing.
Latest from Maryalene LaPonsie
Advantage Gold Review
With excellent customer service and an online application process, an Advantage Gold IRA might be the right retirement account for you.
Augusta Precious Metals Gold Review
When you open an Augusta Precious Metals gold IRA, you get access to an experienced team of professionals who guide you every step...
Red Rock Secured Gold Review
Red Rock Secured specializes in gold and silver IRAs. It offers benefits like one-on-one free consultations, price protection, and no-fees-for-life to eligible clients.
Precious Metals IRA: How It Works and How to Get Started
A precious metal IRA may help protect against rising inflation. But before investing, be sure...
Are Gold IRAs Safe?
Gold IRAs can diversify your retirement portfolio and provide inflation protection. Just make sure you follow IRS guidelines when opening a gold IRA.
What Does IRA-Eligible Gold Mean?
IRA-eligible gold is gold that meets IRS standards for inclusion in a self-directed IRA. We'll explain what that means.
How to Invest in Gold for Retirement
There are multiple ways to invest in gold for retirement, including opening a gold IRA, purchasing physical gold, or buying gold stocks.