Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit is a freelance journalist and content marketer 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 latest piece for Society of Grownups, "A Trip Abroad with Kids is Cheaper Than You Think" (May 2018)

These are my US News Education articles that haven't been added to their own category yet (coming).

"5 Ways to Find Money for College Savings"

"Teens' College Savings May Not Affect Financial Aid"

"Don't Fall for These 6 Myths About College Savings"

"How to Choose a 529 Plan on Your Your Own."


On another note, I learned that my Twitter icon isn't working properly. Since this is an old platform, it's not easily fixed, but you can follow me on Twitter at this link: @joannanesbit. Thanks for your patience.