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Craig Stephens

Craig Stephens is a personal finance and investing writer covering diverse topics, including retirement, financial independence, stocks, ETFs, IPOs, and alternative investments. His writing has been featured on US News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, Business Insider, Seeking Alpha, and HumbleDollar.

He is a former information technology professional who spent 19 years consulting for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A do-it-yourself investor since 1995, he started blogging in 2013 to share his investment knowledge and early retirement aspirations before leaving his consulting career in 2022 to be a full-time writer.

Craig studied Finance at Michigan State University and lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children.