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Joe Cortez

PERSONAL FINANCE WRITER
Ribbon EXPERTISE
  • Credit cards
  • Mortgages
  • Banking products
Education EDUCATION
  • The College of Wooster

Highlights

  • Featured work in USA Today, NextAdvisor, The Points Guy, Business Insider and FlyerTalk
  • Over a decade of experience in the financial industry
  • Winner of two APTRA awards in his previous work of television news

Experience

Joe Cortez is a personal finance journalist contributing to Bankrate with a decade of experience as a financial journalist and over a decade of experience in the financial industry as a whole.

Cortez brings an insider knowledge of how airline miles, travel points and cash back work together to drive rewards for cardholders. He is a member of the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, the Society for Professional Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Radio-Television-Digital News Association. Prior to his work in financial journalism, Cortez worked in television news where he won two APTRA awards for the best overall newscast and breaking news coverage.

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