Eric Bank – Expert Financial and Business Writer

Eric Bank - Expert Financial and Business Writer

Full Name:

Eric Bank


Expert Financial and Business Writer

Previous experience:

  • Consultant, Eric Bank Consulting
  • Director/Business Analysis, Citadel Investment Group
  • Software Engineer/Project Manager, Citadel Investment Group
  • Freelance Writer,
  • New York University
  • NYU Stern School of Business
  • DePaul University


Master’s Degree in Finance


Eric Bank is a freelance writer who specializes in business and financial writing. He has worked with clients of all sizes and from all over the world, including Fortune 50 companies, small businesses, and not-for-profits. He has been covering business and finance topics since 1985, specializing in taking complex subjects and explaining them in simple terms for consumer audiences. Eric’s writing regularly appears on Credible,,

He is an expert at creating content that is engaging and informative for audiences who are unfamiliar with the topic at hand. His writing style is conversational and easy to understand, making even complex topics easy to digest. You can contact him on Linkedin.


His education includes graduate degrees in finance and business administration.

  • 1969 – 1973 – BA, BiologyBA, Biology, New York UniversityNew York University;
  • 1976 – 1981 – MBA, Computer ApplicationsMBA, Computer Applications, NYU Stern School of BusinessNYU Stern School of Business;
  • 1996 – 2001 – MS, FinanceMS, Finance, DePaul UniversityDePaul University.

Licenses & certifications

  • Agile Scrum Master;
  • Java AssociateJava Associate, Sun Microsystems.

Work Experience

He worked 19 years (1973 – 1992) as Consultant at Eric Bank Consulting. He was a Programmer/Analyst/Project Manager and New York-based self-employed consultant. His clients included Nestles, Bank of Tokyo, NBC, New York Telephone, Viacom, ITT, Insurance Service Office. Developed dozens of systems.

Next, Eric Bank as Director, Business Analysis at Citadel Investment Group from 1993 to 2002. He managed a staff of back office business analysts. They produced specifications for numerous applications, including trade entry, stock lending, master feeder and partnership accounting. Work products included feasibility studies, buy/build analysis, requests for proposals, business requirements, UML/workflows, object-oriented programming specifications, data design, test plans.

Previously, he was a C++ Software Engineer at Citadel: designed and programmed several large, complex hedge fund systems for trade entry, accounting, and database applications. Environment included Unix/Sybase, OI interface, STL, design patterns. Eric Bank worked closely with front- and back-offices in rapid application development.

In January 2003, he started his career in freelancing on He has written over 1,500 articles for Demand Media Studios. Eric has clients around the world for whom he creates web content, writes articles and blogs and edits existing materials.

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