Chelsea Brennan

Chelsea Brennan, DollarSprout authorChelsea Brennan

Hi! I’m Chelsea. A personal finance expert, I’m here to bring the knowledge from my Wall Street career to you so you can maximize your investments while earning and saving extra money. I want you to know that money shouldn’t be scary and that you can achieve great things!

Education and Experience

Bates College, 2008-2011

BA, Mathematics, Economics – Minor in Philosophy


How to Start Investing: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide (2024)

Do you want your money to earn you more money? Well, it can’t do its work hiding in a bank account. Whether you want to save for your child’s college or prepare for retirement, you’ll reach your goal faster by investing. Here’s everything you need to know about how to start investing, today.  What Is…

Chelsea Brennan 14 Jan

How to Make a Budget in 7 Easy Steps

This guide is going to walk you through, step by step, how to make a budget that you can actually stick to. You’ve got money goals. Whether you want to get out of debt, save for retirement, or afford that luxury vacation in Cabo, there is one thing you know you have to do: Get…

Chelsea Brennan 19 Jun

How to Get Out of Debt: A Step-by-Step Guide for 2024

We all know the basic principles of how to get out of debt. Whether you’re broke, have a low income, or have bad credit, the steps are all the same. Spend less than you make and put any extra cash toward paying off your debt. In practice, though, organizing what you need to tackle first,…

Chelsea Brennan 15 Jun