Janna Herron is an award-winning freelance writer specializing in business, personal finance, and real estate news and trends. Before that, she was Bankrate.com's credit card reporter, covering credit cards, credit reporting and scoring, and credit card debt management. Janna was also a business reporter for The Associated Press, covering commercial and residential real estate and mortgages during the housing boom and bust.
Janna graduated from Duke University with a bachelor of arts degree in English and drama. She lives with her husband, son and two cats in Manhattan.