Loren has more than a decade and a half of management experience with a long-running agricultural business. He holds an undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and received an MBA from Florida Atlantic University. During college, he interned with Merrill Lynch and has experience with fixed-income securities.
His contributions to First Quarter Finance include articles on business checking, credit building, workers compensation, repossession, various discount and return policies of major retailers, credit card approval odds, check-cashing apps, tribal and payday lenders, EBT, gas quality comparisons, and Company D, the secret, on-site Disney stores usually only available to cast members. He has also written for numerous print publications and online magazines, producing interactive apps, travel guides, parenting pieces, and pop-culture reviews.
Loren is passionate about providing high-quality, actionable information on personal finance that is backed up by original research.