Amy Fontinelle is a financial journalist and editor for a variety of financial websites, public policy organizations, and book publishers. She is also a photographer specializing in architecture, food, and landscapes. You’ve probably read at least one of Amy’s articles on Yahoo!’s homepage, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes.com, SFGate.com, Investopedia.com, SavingAdvice.com, or another popular website. You can also read her musings and advice on personal finance on her blog, Two Pennies Earned. Amy earned her BA in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was on the dean’s list and graduated with college honors in just three years. She also holds a minor in art and spent a semester abroad in Madrid. She is fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of German and French. She has acquired her knowledge of finance and economics through work experience, life experience, and self-teaching.