Mary Wisniewski

Banking editor

Mary Wisniewski is a banking editor for Bankrate. She oversees editorial coverage of savings and mobile banking articles as well as personal finance courses. She occasionally writes on fintech trends — a beat she has covered for more than a decade.

Mary is a frequent speaker at a variety of leading digital banking events and podcasts, including: Money Next Summit, the Money Experience Summit, the Future of FintechFintech SouthBreaking Banks and more. She was named as one of 200 revolutionists in fintech and one of top 100 fintech influencers in 2019. She was also a judge for the Finovate Awards in 2020 and 2019.

Previously, Mary covered fintech for American Banker and edited op-eds for the publication's BankThink section. She was also a blogger and editor at Bank Innovation and served as a fashion editor for National Jeweler, where she reported on fashion shows and jewelry news. Her work has appeared in American Banker, Bankrate, the Associated Press, Star Tribune, Billboard, MSN and more. Her stories are referenced in numerous industry reports, like this one by Deloitte.

Mary grew up in the Michigan suburbs and now lives in Los Angeles with a maltipoo, a record player and roller skates. She received her B.A. in journalism from Pepperdine University.

Recent Articles By Mary Wisniewski

  • Banking

    The best online banks of 2021

    Our picks offer great rates, impressive digital tools and other features that make banking a breeze.

    7 MIN READ Jan. 13, 2021
    The best online banks of 2021
  • Banking

    The new digital banking market: LGBTQ

    After years of being passed over by established banks, startups are working to shift the paradigm in financial services and better serve LGBTQ customers. Here’s what the disruptors are building, how [...]

    6 MIN READ Dec. 15, 2020
    A gay couple walks with their kids.
  • Banking

    8 best money savings apps

    Build up your savings by automatically setting aside small amounts of money.

    6 MIN READ Dec. 11, 2020
    A man uses the Qapital app to save money.