Sarah Sharkey – Personal Finance Writer

Sarah Sharkey - Personal Finance Writer

Full Name:

Sarah Sharkey


Expert Financial and Business Writer

Previous experience:

  • Owner at Sharkey Creative LLC
  • Financial Writer at:

    – Bankrate
    – Business Insider
    – Quicken Loans
    – USA Today
    – CreditKarma
    – FluentU

  • MS in Management from Hough School of Business at the University of Florida


Master of Science


Sarah Sharkey has a passion for personal finance and thoroughly enjoys helping other people manage their money better. She believes in access to good information; everyone has the ability to change their financial future for the better.

Sarah writes about a wide range of personal finance topics: credit, investing, debt, student loans, savings, retirement, insurance, and home loans.

She has worked with both small startups and large financial sites, like Business Insider, SmartAsset, RocketMortgage, Bankrate, CreditKarma, Quicken Loans, The College Investor, USA Today, Frugal Rules.

Work Experience

Sarah Sharkey is a freelance writer with over four years of professional experience in the field. She is currently the owner of Sharkey Creative LLCS, where she works as a freelance writer. In this role, Sarah has written for Bankrate, Business Insider, and many other publications.

Before starting her business, Sarah worked as a freelance writer at Bankrate from November 2019 to present (3 yrs 6 mos) and at Business Insider from July 2019 to present (3 yrs 10 mos).

She continued her career at Quicken Loans (Jul 2019 – Present), where she wrote about everything from retirement to credit card debt. She was a freelance writer at Well Kept Wallet, LLC (Feb 2018 – Present). Her work has appeared in Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, and more.

Also, she has been writing for ChooseFI Media, INC since February 2019 and has worked as a freelance writer for Money Smart Family and Awesome Ocean. In addition to her writing experience, she has worked as a content manager for FluentU from November 2017 through August 2018.

Related Works

What it means to default on a loan and how to recover if it happens

Understanding FHA 203(b) Loans And How They Differ From FHA 203(k) Loans

Can you pay off a car loan to avoid repossession?

Getting a debt consolidation loan with bad credit: How to do it

What is peer-to-peer (P2P)

Personal Loan vs. Credit Card: Which is the Best Choice?