Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm a Pacific Northwest freelance journalist and content marketing writer based in Bellingham, Wash. My focus is personal finance, higher education, and parenting -- with a deep-dive niche in all things college for families: saving for it, paying for it, applying, financial aid, gap years, and campus services.

I've also written about aging, insurance, health forms, teens establishing credit, and education tax breaks. My byline has appeared in Real Simple, Money Magazine, Washington Post, US News, The Week, Work + Money, and many more. You can learn more about my content marketing clients on my Services page. Check out some of my recent stuff below.


Recent work:

The FAFSA opened Oct. 1 and this piece is my latest for Money: Free FAFSA Help: Here's Where to Get Advice from College Aid Experts

Just out for CollegeXpress: All About Tuition Reciprocity at Out-of-State Universities and Important Things You Should Know About State Aid

Recent work for HerMoney:








Twitter issue: I've been told the icon below doesn't link properly but since this is an old platform, it's not easily fixed (it works just fine for me so really not sure). Connect with me here @joannanesbit if the icon doesn't work for you.