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Emily Sherman

Former Senior Editor, Credit Cards


Emily Sherman is a former senior editor for and Bankrate Credit Cards, specializing in product news and recommendations. She has worked as a writer and editor in the credit cards space for three years, covering any and all topics related to how cards work, rewards programs, card benefits, travel, cash back and more. Prior to working in the personal finance space, Emily worked as a writer in tech with a focus on job hunting in the industry.

Emily is also a co-founder and strategy consultant for To Her Credit, a series offering financial advice for women designed to bridge the education gap and bring special attention to the issues that women face – including higher health care costs and the gender pay gap, among others.

Emily is passionate about the intersection of personal finance and the experience of underrepresented groups, and she strives to produce content that meets each reader where they are in their unique financial journey. She’s written about everything from the various hidden costs women will face in their lifetimes to how chronic migraines have impacted her own financial journey.

When she is not writing and editing content about credit cards, Emily is a self-professed credit card nerd, putting her own points and miles to use planning her next big vacation. One of her favorite pastimes is scouring flight deals to find the best way to use her Southwest Companion Pass.


Emily has a B.A. in English Writing and Rhetoric from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX.

Emily's latest articles

  • Chase Freedom Flex Review

    The Chase Freedom Flex card is at the top of the cash back game. Its familiar rotating categories are paired with year-round earning categories to ensure maximum rewards.

    Apr 24, 2024