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Margarette Burnette

Contributing reporter

Margarette Burnette is veteran journalist who specializes in personal finance, parenting and real estate articles. In addition to writing for Bankrate, she has written for sister sites and Her articles have touched on subjects as wide-ranging as how to find the best checking and savings accounts to how to safely navigate disaster areas (financial and physical). Her work has also appeared in several consumer magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Black Enterprise, Essence, and various trade publications.

Margarette is the founder of Coupons And Kids, where she and other contributors share information on sales, freebies, giveaways, and ways to save money. She is also the author of a children's book.

Margarette lives near Atlanta, Ga with her husband and two young sons. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis and jogging.