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About Co-Founder Samantha Hawrylack

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Samantha Hawrylack is the Managing Editor and co-Founder of How To FIRE.

She has been named a Personal Finance Expert by Yahoo! Finance, NASDAQ, CNBC, GoBanking Rates, US News & World Report, and many more.

Samantha went from full-time corporate finance employee at Vanguard to multi-six figure personal finance blogger and digital marketing agency owner by age 24.

She writes about financial independence, early retirement, personal finance, budgeting, making money online, side hustles, investing, passive income, real estate, credit, entrepreneurship, credit cards, student loans, mortgages, personal loans, business loans, insurance, debt management, business, productivity, and career topics.

Samantha graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors in Finance and a Master of Business Administration.

To date, How To FIRE has reached millions of individuals and families guiding them on their value-based journey to financial independence and early retirement so they can choose how they spend their time. 

Samantha has been featured in Forbes, Yahoo! Finance, FOX Business,, CNBC, GoBankingRates, and MSN Money.

Other notable features and mentions can be found on Grow, ChooseFI, US News & World Report, The Savvy Couple, Physician on FIRE, Ladders, Finder, OppLoans, The Financially Independent Millennial, The Simple Dollar, Think Save Retire, Vital Dollar, Match Financial, Good Financial Cents, Fiverr Workspace, Financial Impulse, Cheapism, Financial Independence Hub, Women Who Money and many more. See our Press Page for more information.

Samantha believes that getting your finances under controls the key to unlocking freedom and flexibility in your life!

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