Brian Acton

Contributing Writer

About

Brian Acton is a contributing writer at Policygenius who covers personal finance, insurance, and other topics.

His work has appeared in national outlets including TIME, MSN, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Finance, and USA Today. 

To date, his best pitch is still convincing his high school newspaper to bankroll his series of restaurant reviews, a column that did not exist until he created it to access free food. He lives in Maryland with his wife, children and too many dogs. 

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Selected stories from Brian

How do financial advisors get paid?

Published September 30, 2021 | 8 min read

Costs vary based on how much time and work is involved.

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4 ways to pay off your 30-year mortgage early

Published September 24, 2021 | 5 min read

Paying off your mortgage faster involves finding room in your budget, using creative payment strategies, and putting unexpected windfalls towards your loan’s principal.

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Money milestones: Financially preparing for a life-altering medical diagnosis

Published September 23, 2021 | 12 min read

Hearing you or a loved one has a life changing medical condition is world-changing, including your financial picture.

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