Coryanne Hicks

Coryanne Hicks

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Coryanne Hicks is an investing and personal finance journalist specializing in women and millennial investors. Before becoming a full-time journalist in 2016, she was a fully licensed financial professional at Fidelity Investments, where she helped clients make more informed financial decisions every day. She has ghostwritten financial guidebooks and white papers for industry professionals, and even a personal memoir. 

In addition to Kiplinger, she’s a regular contributor to U.S. News & World Report, where she was a staff writer for two years, and Insider. Her U.S. News video series on how to start investing at any age won an honorable mention at the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie awards for best Consumer How-To video. She was also a 2019 SABEW Goldschmidt fellow for business journalists. 

She is passionate about improving financial literacy and believes a little education can go a long way. You can connect with her on Twitter, Instagram or her website, CoryanneHicks.com.

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Space Stocks: How Russia Is Changing the Game

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10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families

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Becoming an Investor

5 Beginner Investing Tips for a Healthy Headspace

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ESG

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ETFs

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ETFs

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15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors

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Index Funds

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