Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Family travel to Washington coast, Pacific NorthwestJoanna Nesbit is a freelance writer who writes about parenting, college, education, lifestyle, and travel. Her articles and essays have appeared in consumer, custom, and online publications.

These days, with a daughter off to college, she's developed a focus on higher education, college finance, and Millennial topics. She's passionate about parents and kids alike being smart about money.

She's also written about homework habits, why boys are struggling in school, Common Core assessments, video gaming, how to balance packed schedules, and Northwest trips with kids.


Recent articles and essays:

My most recent piece on whether and how to have teens help pay for college for Your Teen magazine: "How Teenagers Can Help Pay for College."

My latest college piece for the blog Road2College on the new "paying for college" paradigm.

And recent pieces for Mother Nature Network on why free play matters and how to cut medical costs. I also wrote this piece on how to afford college (almost an oxymoron these days).