Derek Silva

Personal Finance Expert

About

Derek is a personal finance editor at Policygenius in New York City, and an expert in taxes. He has been writing about estate planning, investing, and other personal finance topics since 2017. His work has been covered by Yahoo Finance, MSN, Business Insider, and CNBC.

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Latest by Derek Silva

What is the IRA deduction?

Updated April 7, 2021

What is a W-2 form?

Updated April 2, 2021

What is a wash sale?

Updated March 31, 2021

How much does a will cost?

Updated March 22, 2021

Tax deductions for working from home

Updated March 19, 2021