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 Invest: A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in the Stock Market

Are you new to investing and have no idea where to begin? Our Investing 101 guide will teach you how to start investing, even if you’re a total beginner.

Chelsea Brennan 14 Jan

Acorns Review 2022: Pros, Cons, and How It Stacks Up to Other Apps

In our Acorns review, we show you how Acorns works, the fees associated with using the app, the platforms potential risks and benefits, and ultimately help you determine whether Acorns is a smart investment tool for you.

Chelsea Brennan 15 Jul

Betterment Review: Pros, Cons, and How This Robo Advisor Stacks Up to The Competition

In this Betterment review, we’re going to show you the details of how Betterment works, what services it offers for investors, and whether investing with Betterment is the best choice for you.

Chelsea Brennan 13 Jul

How to Make a Budget in 7 Easy Steps

This guide walks you through, step by step, how to make a budget that you can actually stick to. Creating a budget doesn’t have to be scary or overly restrictive. In fact, a good budget is flexible!

Chelsea Brennan 19 Jun

Fundrise Review: Real Estate Crowdfunding Returns, FAQs, and More

Fundrise is a real estate crowdfunding company founded in 2012. In this Fundrise review, you’ll learn how Fundrise works, the potential returns and risks, and whether a Fundrise investment is best for you.

Chelsea Brennan 18 Jun

How to Get Out of Debt: A Step-by-Step Guide for 2022

We all know the basic principles of how to get out of debt. Spend less than you make and put any extra cash towards your debt. But, in practice, organizing what you need to tackle first and how to get started can be overwhelming.

Chelsea Brennan 15 Jun